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Foreign Housing Exclusion Calculator

A Foreign Housing Exclusion Calculator for Expats

One of the most common questions we get asked is: “How is the foreign housing exclusion calculated?” Without knowing the equation on your own or having a foreign housing exclusion calculator lying around, you risk missing qualified expenditures for the deduction and not saving all the money that you could. So, to help expats on…

Americans Living Abroad: Foreign Housing Exclusion Guide

Foreign Housing Exclusion Basics for Americans Living Abroad

The Foreign Housing Exclusion is a money-saving provision that can help Americans living abroad reduce their tax liability. Plus, it is closely tied to the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion. Find out the basics in the guide for expats below. What is the Foreign Housing Exclusion? The Foreign Housing Exclusion is available to US expats (which…

Expats in France: Foreign Tax Credit Limitation

Americans Living in France: Say Goodbye to a Foreign Tax Credit Limitation

Tax treaties can be difficult to understand. Expats know that, and in June, the IRS admitted it, too – in US tax court. Recently, the IRS was found to have been improperly over-collecting tax dollars and unjustly applying a Foreign Tax Credit limitation. If you’re an American living in France, where great tax news is…

Filing Taxes Abroad: A Guide

Planning to Move Abroad? Start Here.

Did you know that, by the most recent estimates available, nearly ten million Americans live abroad? They come from diverse backgrounds, move abroad for different reasons, and establish their lives in remarkably different locations – from teaching at schools in remote areas of South America to working for international banks in Singapore to retiring on…