Are You Entitled To A Tax Refund When You Live Abroad?

We’ve been getting a lot of inquiries about tax refunds for U.S. citizens who live abroad. If you live in the U.S., your refund would be directly deposited to your account. Once you move overseas, receiving a refund becomes more complicated as many U.S. Expats no longer keep their U.S. bank account.

Since the refunds cannot be deposited to a foreign bank account, taxpayers living overseas receive a check instead. However, these can take month to arrive. There are few things you can do to ensure you receive your refund faster.

Receiving A Tax Refund For U.S. Citizens Abroad

Receiving a tax refund is surely the best thing about filing your U.S. Expat Tax Return. You cannot imagine how much joy it brings us to inform our clients they’re now not only compliant, but they are actually due a refund. Many taxpayers are simply not aware of the credits they are eligible for. The additional child tax credit is the most common example of a tax credit U.S. expats don’t know about.

Although many expats receive refunds every year, there are ways to speed up processing of your refund. Most U.S. citizens abroad receive their refund in a mail, often waiting even months for their checks. In this blog post we’ll discuss the ways to ensure your refund isn’t delayed.

Are You Entitled For A Tax Refund When You Live Abroad?

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