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Americans: Recieved your stimulus check abroad? Now what?!?!?

Here are some tips from Democrats Abroad. RECEIVED A CHECK AND NOT SURE HOW TO CASH IT? TRY THESE OPTIONS 1. Make inquiries with banks in the country where you live about U.S. Government check cashing facilities. Not all banks do, but at least a few in each country are likely to. They may or may not charge a fee. […]

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Shades of Noir – Terms of Reference Journal: Third Culture Kids Submission Invitation

Throughout history, the migration of different populations has been tied closely with exchange of cultures. Long before the development of international trade, all people(s) travelled across the globe in search of a better quality of life as immigrants, creating new diasporic cultures around the world; but what for the modern-day ‘Global Nomad’? ( McCaig, 1984) […]

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Guidance on How to Vote in the Georgia Senate Runoff for Expats

A Step By Step Guide! You can check your Absentee Ballot Status on www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/MVP/mvp.do If it shows that your Absentee application has been received for the Jan 5th Runoff, you don’t need to submit a new Federal Post Card Application(it is what you complete when you register to vote or request your absentee ballot on votefromabroad.org) […]

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Voting While Abroad: What You Need to Know

The Black Expat Podcast is honored to be joined by Adrianne, who is  a member of the Democratic National Committee for Democrats Abroad, a US overseas voter advocate, and is a leader of the Get Out The Vote Team. We also welcome Angela who is the Chair of Democrats Abroad Global Black Caucus. We  discussed […]

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Klobuchar, Carper, Menendez Urge Administration to Protect Right to Vote for Americans Overseas 

For Immediate Release: October 8, 2020 Contact: Jonathan Beeton (Klobuchar), 202-573-4530 Christine Hennessey (Carper), 202-224-2441 Juan Pachon (Menendez), 202-765-5330 Klobuchar, Carper, Menendez Urge Administration to Protect Right to Vote for Americans Overseas  In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and mail delays, Senators call on officials to implement best practices from U.S. embassies to ensure […]

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October 15 Deadline for US Expat Taxes

With so much focus on the US election for American Expats, be sure you don’t let your IRS tax filing obligations fall through the cracks. Source: Taxes For Expats If you owe money to the IRS, you might be wondering when it’s due (especially with the filing extensions granted you as an expatriate). It’s easy […]

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In the Fall of Corona by Elaine Thomas – 2020 GBC Poet Laureate Circle

American expats can vote in US Federal elections if you hold a US Passport. Go to votefromabroad.org today.

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Get help with your expat taxes. WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service is reminding U.S. citizens, resident aliens, and any domestic legal entity that the deadline to file their annual Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) is still April 15, 2021. The extension of the federal income tax filing due date and other […]

Have you estimated this year’s tax? If you live in a low tax country – such as Hong Kong, Dubai or Singapore – you may owe US tax. To avoid penalties and interest, make estimated payments based upon a tax projection. Have you already missed an important deadline? Here is what is due next. And […]

Taxes For Expats Main Advantages  1. PREPARE US TAX RETURNS FOR YOU NO MATTER WHERE YOU ARE IN THE WORLD With clients in 190+ countries, we’ve seen it all. READ MORE.  2. CHECK YOUR SELF PREPARED RETURNS FOR ACCURACY/COMPLIANCE Decided to DIY? We can review your return for you. READ MORE.  3. PERFORM TAX PROJECTIONS Planning a […]

Becoming an expat may sound like the exciting adventure of a lifetime, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy – particularly when it comes to your hard-earned money. There are three key things expats and astronauts have in common: the love of adventure, the embracing of the unexplored, and a healthy store of courage. But there’s […]

Note: We (BlackExpat.com) recommend Taxes for Expats because of their transparent flat fee service, years of experience and excellent customer reviews. Source: TFX Why Americans Abroad Should File U.S. Tax Return 1. First and foremost, it’s the law – If you are a U.S. citizen or resident alien, you must report income from all sources […]

Source: Taxes for Expats WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: No matter where you reside – you must file. All US citizens and Green Card holders must (if they meet minimum filing thresholds) file an annual tax return reporting their worldwide income.   While all must file – most don’t owe. The good news is that […]

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