Taxpayers who have foreign accounts or interests that exceed $10,000 at any point during the year must submit a Foreign Ban Account Report (FBAR) through the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) website. This notifies he U.S. Treasury Department of the accounts.
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If you have money in foreign bank accounts, you are not immune from disclosing that information to the IRS. The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) requires foreign financial institutions and other non-financial foreign entities to report foreign assets held by U.S. account holders. Individuals are also required to report their foreign financial accounts and… Read more »
Immersing yourself into different cultures overseas can be adventurous, but if you’re not careful, you could come back to the states to find yourself out of compliance with the IRS. The United States and Eritrea, a country located on the northeastern coast of Africa, are the only two countries in the world that base their… Read more »