Category: International Tax Planning
Today I’m going to show you how the IRS gets information about your foreign accounts.
They know how much you have in there, and they know when you reach certain thresholds They know when you should be reporting this and when you shouldn’t.
If I own foreign rental property, do I have to include the income when I file my US taxes? The answer is yes, although it depends on your tax residency status. Read the rest of the post for the details on how you go about figuring this out and what to do with your foreign rental income.
Filing taxes the first year in the US as an immigrant or as a non-US citizen is not for the faint of heart. You need to figure out your filing status, in addition to understanding different concepts in the tax code. This post discusses what you need to keep in mind as you go through the process.
My first post on retirement daily discusses tax issues to be aware of, if you own any type of non-US financial assets. The focus is on keeping the taxman happy, saving yourself some money and future stress if you have non-US financial ties.