Certainly, a US taxpayer can file their tax return on their own as an expat, but they should be very aware that there are various tax credits and a tax treaties that they should avail themselves with so that they don’t wind up paying double tax or not getting full credits available as a US expat abroad.
It may be advisable, depending on the tax situation, to seek professional guidance.
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