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Archive for October, 2014

OOOOPS! Summer Vacation Ruins Eligibility for Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, October 27, 2014

On June 8th, the IRS announced new procedures that will help many Americans achieve tax compliance with regard to their overseas accounts and assets.  There are two different “Streamlined” programs…. Read more…

Social Security Benefits Paid to US and Non-US Individuals – How Are They Taxed?

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, October 20, 2014

A portion of your Social Security retirement, survivors, or disability benefits may be subject to Federal Income tax. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Special Veterans Benefits (SVB) are not taxed. Generally, SSI… Read more…

Tax Court Confirms It — “Informal” Relinquishment of Green Card NOT Enough!

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Sunday, October 12, 2014

Many individuals from countries throughout the world apply for US permanent residency status, informally known as obtaining a “green card”.  For some, obtaining the green card is a dream come… Read more…

Delinquent Taxpayers Prepare to be Stopped at US Border Entry

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, October 6, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has procedures in place to assist it in collection of delinquent taxes from taxpayers who are residing overseas. If you have an unpaid tax liability… Read more…

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