Latest on CARES Act relief payments from ACA, IRS

The American Citizens Abroad has asked the IRS to extend its deadline for those American expats wishing to use its online "Get My Payment" tool to input their direct deposit information beyond this coming Wednesday, as messages and updates having to do with the one-off CARES Act economic impact payments continue to be issued on a seemingly daily basis. 

Latest ACA TaxCast: Greenback's David McKeegan, Daria Prohorenko on Covid-19 tax law changes, coronavirus rebates

David McKeegan, co-head and co-founder of Greenback Expat Tax Services, and Daria Prohorenko, one of the firm's expat tax experts, join the American Citizens Abroad's legal counsel and ACA Global Foundation chairman Charles Bruce, pictured, in addressing expat Americans' concerns about "the implications of Covid-19 tax law changes, coronavirus rebates" and related subjects, in the ACA's third "TaxCast" episode, which is live as of today (April 30). 

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Now American Citizens Abroad chases Washington officials over 'Get My Payment' tool failures

Less than a month after it lobbied Congress, the Treasury and the IRS to include Americans who are resident abroad in a plan to provide U.S. citizens with a "stimulus payment" to help them weather the coronavirus pandemic, the American Citizens Abroad is now just as forcefully urging Washington officials to fix the problems thousands of expats are having in accessing their money.

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American expat groups organize coronavirus 'Recovery Rebate' webinars

Aware that many American expats are likely to find the process by which they're expected to go about accessing the approximately US$1,200 they have been told they are probably entitled to receive as a result of the recently-announced Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), American expat groups have begun posting webinars aimed at helping them. 

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Experts mobilize to help U.S. expats access CARES Act 'Recovery Rebate'

A number of the best-known and most-visible American expat organizations have been mobilizing over the weekend to ensure American expats around the world understand their options for receiving a "Recovery Rebate" from the U.S. government, worth as much as US$1,200 per person, as a result of a US$2trn stimulus package signed into law by President Trump on Friday.

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DC tax law expert named to head up ACA's Global Foundation

Glen Frost, managing partner of Frost & Associates LLC, a Washington, DC-area tax law specialist with six offices in the greater District of Columbia/Maryland and Virginia area, has been named president of the American Citizens Abroad Global Foundation (ACAGF), the sister educational and research organization to American Citizens Abroad.

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