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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 · July 15th, 2020

US Tax Deadline Today

We would normally be talking about this moment on 15th April, however hidden among the dramatic nature of 2020 is the delayed US tax deadline of 15th July. As part of the relief made available to US citizens due to Covid-19, the ordinary US tax deadline of 15th April was moved to 15th July.

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by David Tzimenakis · June 29th, 2020

Video – IRA Contributions for US Expats

Many of our US citizen clients who now reside in Australia or New Zealand, wish to keep up contributions to IRA accounts in the US. But, there are strict contribution limits to these US based retirement accounts.

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by David Tzimenakis · May 4th, 2020

Video – Investment Losses for US Tax

At the moment, across investments and superannuation accounts, we're all seeing some significant drops. Whilst these will no doubt recover in the long term, what do the losses mean for US taxes and the IRS right now?

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by David Tzimenakis · March 30th, 2020

Video – COVID-19 Summary

Whilst there has been a fairly large amount of news recently, it can be easy to miss some of the lesser discussed tax items.

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by David Tzimenakis · March 18th, 2020

COVID-19 – Tax Deadline Extended

Whilst the current environment is rapidly changing, the IRS today have announced a 90 day extension of time to pay tax for 2019 (usually due by 15th April).

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by David Tzimenakis · March 16th, 2020

US Global Tax – IRS Rev Proc 2020-17 – Video

There have recently been some exciting developments with regards to new IRS regulation on their treatment of Kiwisaver, Australian Superannuation, or most other foreign pension schemes.

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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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