2023 U.S. Expat Tax Organizer

Navigating the ins and outs of US tax filing while living abroad may seem like a daunting task, but fear not – we've got your back! As an American citizen or US Green Card holder, it's essential to stay in the IRS's good graces by filing a US federal tax return annually, even if you've spread your wings across the globe.

Living the expat life comes with its unique set of tax responsibilities, including reporting global income and any foreign financial adventures you've embarked on – from businesses to bank accounts. Despite international tax treaties and foreign filings, the IRS still wants to hear from us.

Now, let's talk about turning that potential tax headache into a breeze! When you sit down to file, think of it as your passport to exclusions and credits that could significantly slash your US tax bill – we're talking Foreign Earned Income Exclusion, Foreign Tax Credit, and even the Child Tax Credit.

To help you kick off this tax-filing adventure, we've put together a handy checklist of the documents you'll need. From last year's tax return to proof of current income, we've got it covered. Take a deep breath, and let's make this tax season a breeze.