Living in Greece is an incredible experience for a number of reasons, including the friendly locals, the culture, history, architecture, climate, beaches and islands, not to mention easy access to the rest of Europe. As an American expatriate living in Greece though, what exactly do you need to know regarding filing U.S. expat (and Greek) taxes? Read more
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It all started with the announcement of the FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) going into effect, then the new streamlined compliance procedures were announced in 2012 to go into effect on September 1st, 2012.
They were implemented in recognition that some U.S. taxpayers living abroad had failed to timely file U.S. federal income tax returns or FBARs, Form TD F 90-22.1. These delinquent taxpayers may have recently become aware of their filing obligations and now seek to come into compliance with the law.
The new procedures are for non-residents including but not limited to dual citizens who have not filed U.S. income tax and other related information returns. Read more