Creveling & Creveling: A U.S. tax form 'checklist' for tax-reporting season

It’s that time of year again – and we're not talking here about Groundhog Day, Valentine's Day, ski season or Mardi Gras.  Rather, we're referring to that time of the year when Americans resident overseas begin gathering together the various documents they will be needing to file their 2019 U.S. tax returns in a few months' time.

Below is a tax document checklist provided to us by Peggy and Chad Creveling, the husband-and-wife team behind Bangkok's well-known Creveling & Creveling Private Wealth Advisory, which they say is meant to give expats a "starting point" for their annual tax document assembling ritual...

2020 Election: Where the candidates stand on the key expat financial, tax, citizenship issues

Just which candidate for U.S. president would be the best for America's estimated 9 million citizens who reside overseas anyway?

It certainly is not an easy question to answer, given that without exception, the candidates are more interested in Homeland voters than in the relatively-small expat contingent – even if, in fact, 9 million is more than the population of all but 10 U.S. states.

Nevertheless, as a service for our readers – and with their help – we present the following compilation of where the various candidates currently running for president stand on seven key issues that matter to Americans resident abroad. 

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FATCA pushback erupts for first time in Middle East

The frustration and anger that American expats living mainly in Canada and certain countries in Europe have been expressing ever since the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act was signed into law in 2010 is emerging for the first time in the Middle East, an article published today by one of the region's better-known media organizations has revealed. 

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AmCham China posts coronavirus 'member portal' on website

The American Chamber of Commerce in the People's Republic of China (AmCham China) has posted what it said will be an "evolving" portal for its members on the devastating coronavirus outbreak that's currently paralyzing that country, and a growing number of others.

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Opinion: Why it's wrong to insist a U.S. move to residence-based tax regime be 'revenue neutral'

Opinion: Why it's wrong to insist a U.S. move to residence-based tax regime be 'revenue neutral'

As awareness of the problems associated with the Obama-era law known as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) has gradually become more widespread, there's been more discussion about the...