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If you have questions that aren’t answered elsewhere, or are looking for any IRS or US Tax Updates for New Zealand, take a scroll through our news archive.

by David Tzimenakis · March 2nd, 2020

Video – Tax Extensions for US Expats

The time of year is upon us, whereby a flurry of extensions need to be filed for many US citizen taxpayers overseas. Fortunately, the IRS allows extensions for most types of returns.

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by David Tzimenakis · January 20th, 2020

Video – Self Employment Tax for US Expats

One question which arises very frequently, is that of Self-Employment (or Social Security) Tax. This is a 15% tax which is applied by the IRS on earnings from self-employment in the US.

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by David Tzimenakis · December 2nd, 2019

Video – Foreign Bank Account Reporting

Included in the US tax return preparation for most of our clients, if FBAR reporting. Specifically, the Report of Foreign Bank Accounts (Form FinCEN114) reports the existence and maximum values of all non-US bank accounts for US citizens annually.

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by David Tzimenakis · October 7th, 2019

Video – 15th December Deadline

When residing overseas, filing your US tax return on time can come with its difficulties. Fortunately, numerous extensions are available, initially up to 15th June each year, and then an additional extension up to 15th October.

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by David Tzimenakis · October 1st, 2019

News – Australian Director Tony Eaton Retires from Business

It is with best wishes, that today we say goodbye to our Australian Director, Tony Eaton, who has retired from a day to day role in the business. Tony formed US Global Tax with our NZ Director Lance Morris in 2014, and has seen the company go from strength to strength, assisting thousands of US taxpayers since.

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by David Tzimenakis · September 23rd, 2019

Video – Posting Tax Returns to the IRS

Whilst the vast majority of US tax forms can now be electronically filed with the IRS, using an Authorised e-File provider (such as US Global Tax), many documents are still required to be paper filed.

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