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4 Tips to Efficiently Manage Expat Tax Clients


Today, digital jobs and remote work management setups are opening more opportunities for people to work wherever they are. According to a new report, one in four expats plan to stay in their host nation for two to five years, while more than half want to stay longer than five years.

Apr 14th 2022
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With more Americans working wherever they are, you can expect more U.S. expats to struggle to manage their taxes despite all the benefits of working abroad.

While these jobs allowed them to work outside the country, it also presented a host of challenges to fulfilling their tax obligations. Americans living and working abroad file their taxes differently, and it could be more complicated than your ordinary taxpayer.


The complicated tax work should not hinder your expatriate client's dreams to work and live abroad. Here are some tips to efficiently manage the financial obligations of your expat tax clients:

1.  Understand basic tax rules for expats and inform your clients of their tax liabilities

Americans move abroad for different reasons, such as work, marriage, or their dream to reside outside the country. They want to earn money, retire there and live their life to the best of their abilities. However, with much day-dreaming, some tend to forget their tax liabilities. Thus, it is essential that you, as their accountant, remind them of their tax responsibilities.

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