The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is not just interested in income earned within the borders of the United States; the agency wants to know about reportable accounts and income in foreign countries. Many U.S. expatriates are still required to file taxes in the United States.
Practical Legal Guidance For U.S. Citizens Living Overseas
If you are a United States citizen living overseas, proper tax planning is critical if you wish to avoid trouble. You need to exercise care in complying with IRS requirements regarding your foreign bank accounts and your reportable income. Failure to do so can lead to civil and even criminal penalties. We can help you avoid these problems.
At the law firm of Janathan L. Allen, APC based in San Diego, California, we provide strategic tax planning for American citizens living abroad. We can help you by:
- Providing understandable advice regarding your situation
- Preparing and filing your U.S. tax returns
- Preparing a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR), which is required if you have an interest in or authority over certain financial accounts exceeding certain thresholds
- Providing attorney representation if you are facing a tax controversy
International tax matters can be complicated. Our firm has extensive experience in the field.
Proper Tax Planning Is Critical | We Offer A Free Consultation
We can answer your questions about expatriate tax services, tax preparation or the need for a tax lawyer. Contact us to learn more. The initial consultation is free.
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