We help Americans living in Europe to file US taxes and prevent double taxation. Based on your situation we introduce you to a US tax advisor. Free of charge and free of any obligations.

When are you considered a US Person (and taxable)?

You can be considered a US person for tax purposes by many different ways. In short: – US Citizen: Born in the United States or if the individual has been naturalized as a US citizen. – US Citizen: Born outside the United States if one or both of your parents are US citizens. – Substantial presence test: Based on the nr days you are in the US over a three year period. – The ‘green card’ test…


When are you considered a US Citizen?

This isn’t always as straightforward as it seems, so we’ve quoted text from the American Citizenship organization. Please refer to their website to find out more information as it pertains to your own personal situation. A person may become a United States citizen by birth or through naturalization. Generally, if you are born in the United States, or born to US citizens, you are considere…


When are you considered a taxable green card holder (even if you left)

Once you get a green card, you automatically become a US tax resident and you must declare your entire income to the US government. You may have heard that the number of days you spend in the United States each year has some effect on whether or not you are a tax resident. But this is true only for people who have non- immigrant visas, discussed below. It is not true for green card hold…


Is my child considered a US person ?

A child born abroad to one US citizen parent and one alien parent acquires US citizenship at birth under Section 301(g) of the INA provided the US citizen parent was physically present in the United States or one of its outlying possessions for the time period required by the law applicable at the time of the child’s birth. Your child may be considered a US citizen if you meet the…


Does my child need to file taxes?

Example: Two Dutch parents have a child that was born in the US. The child has a US passport. When does the child need to file taxes and/or an FBAR? In short: A child needs to start filing taxes when it makes money. Depending on the height and type of the income your child would also owe taxes. Usually when abroad no tax is owed because of exclusions and tax paid in the country of residence….


Does my non-American spouse need to file?

I am a US citizen married to a nonresident alien. What is my filing status and can I claim an exemption for my foreign spouse? In general, if you are a US citizen or resident alien married to a nonresident alien, you are considered “Married Filing Separately” unless you qualify for a different filing status. If you pay more than half the cost of keeping up a home for yourself and a quali…


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