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Questions tagged [taxes]

For questions about the various taxes you have to pay in both your home and host country

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US citizen studying and earning income in Canada. Do I need to file US taxes?

I am a US citizen studying and living in Canada and being paid by my Canadian university. This year, I filed taxes in both Canada and the US as I had US income and had lived in the US for half the ...
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Should I use the German-US tax treaty as a researcher in Boston?

I am postdoc in Boston (USA) doing research for the benefit of the public, and I'm from Germany. I receive a normal salary from my university in Boston (not a stipend). I'm on a J1 visa since July ...
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Italian long time expat and not AIRE registered : how to defend fine and 7 years backdated double taxes? [duplicate]

Anyone Italian expat not AIRE registered (working since 20 years in UK) and got a fine and tax bill for last 7 years of taxes due in Italy. Trying to find out the options to contest paying that? ...
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Tax exemption under USA-Portugal Treaty - When does the 2-year period starts?

I'm a Portuguese citizen and I came to the US to do research under a J-1 VISA (Research Scholar) in February 2019. In February 2017 I made a 4 month visit under a J-1 VISA (Research Scholar) with no ...
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Netherlands taxes [closed]

I don't have any income except my salary and the taxes automatically deducted from it every month. Do I still need to declare my taxes every year ?
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SSN for a H4 child for tax credit for year 2018

I am on H1B and have one child on H4 who is born outside USA. To avail the child tax credit worth $2000 for the tax year 2018, is my child eligible to apply for SSN? I do see an option on the SSN ...
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Taxes in canton Ticino, Switzerland

I'm trying to figure out how much I would need to pay in taxes if I moved to canton Ticino. I've found this informative page from the Ticino authorities (in Italian), but I'm a bit confused as to ...
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Live in Germany, employed by US company

I am a German citizen with a US green card, currently living and working in SF. For family reasons, I will have to move back to Germany for a little while. Does anyone have experience with how I would ...
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Should I disclose information about my house for deemed acquisition/disposition purposes in Canada?

I am in the process of migrating to Canada and I was asked to disclose my assets in my home country by my tax advisors. I do have a house there which was registered to my name from my mother's. Should ...
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Is there double taxation for USA/Aus dual citizenship if I am resident USA 20 years and only one week income in Sydney for a project there?

I am now a dual citizen of USA/AUS. Born Australia. Work, live, married, run my own small USA business, pay USA taxes, resident in USA 20 years. In the 20 years I've had no income from work in ...
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Netherlands postdoc salary and health insurance

I'm a biochemistry Ph.D. student in the United States considering a postdoctoral fellowship at a private institute in Utrecht, the Netherlands. It would be the best next step in my career, but I'm ...
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German tax for couples : choosing appropriate tax class

I have question on taxation and choosing tax classes. It is already complicated enough and now figure out tax classes for couples seem crazy. Is there a proper tool to check for appropriate tax ...
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Bringing diamond jewellery to Canada

I have a permanent residency in Canada. I want to bring 3 pieces of diamond jewelry with me when I move costing 3000, 7000 and 11000 Canadian dollar. How much duty will I have to pay?
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tax implications of selling US stock while living in the EU (Germany)

I've found this surprisingly difficult to get a good answer on, but what are the tax liabilities for selling US stocks or ETFs if you're a US citizen living abroad for the long term? I live in ...
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Expat moving out of the US filing tax return

I am a F-1 student living in the US, planning to move away from the country by the end of next year. As a student, I have a tax deduction per tax treaties for my income, and I want to claim this ...
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Transferring money to the Netherlands which has been already taxed in the country of origin

I am an expat living in The Netherlands and I have the 30% ruling. I have savings in my home country and I have already paid all applicable taxes on them. The amount in consideration is about EUR 40k. ...
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Tax as an Italian resident

I am a US citizen in Italy and just submitted my documents for dual citizenship. I have residency in the Comune where I am applying. I will now be returning to the US. I was told I need to keep the ...
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Moving to Germany to take up two jobs, but will need two homes. I've heard the costs for the second home may be tax-deductible. Under what conditions?

Consider the situation in Can I register a Nebenwohnung before I have a Hauptwohnung?: Suppose that married persons X and Y are moving to Germany. They will share a Hauptwohnung (primary residence) ...
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Reimbursement for municipal and water taxes when leaving mid-year?

Alas, I've left the Netherlands... Tot ziens, mijn mooie thuis weg van huis... Now, I was living in Amsterdam, I left in mid-year (June), after having paid the full year's municipal taxes (WOZ-...
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Do I have to pay customs duty if my family ships a Mac to me in China?

I want to buy a Mac but found that the credit card is not available in Chinese Apple Stores, where I'm in right now. So I consider asking my mother buying and shipping it to China (another reason is ...
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Pros and cons of working in Singapore as a US Green Card holder vs US citizen

I am a Malaysian currently living and working in the US with a green card issued in 2016. I am thinking of relocating to Singapore and finding a job there. What are the pros and cons being a US green ...
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Japan 2-year income tax exemption for teachers/researchers for US national but non-resident

The tax treaty between Japan and US states that US nationals in research and teaching professions are exempt from paying income tax for their first two years working in Japan (and vice-versa). Article ...
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Non-EU (Indian) citizen living in the Netherlands and working in Belgium

My wife has been working and living in the Netherlands for the last 8 months; is an Indian citizen; has a residence (and work) permit for the Netherlands. while I myself have been working and ...
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Do I have to wait for ITIN for H4 spouse?

I hold an H1B visa and my wife just moved to California as an H4 dependent. I have applied for ITIN along with filing my federal taxes. How do I file my California State taxes? Should I wait for her ...
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Where do I pay taxes if I live overseas and get paid in a foreign currency?

I've been traveling the world on a Working Holiday visa, moving every 6 months or 1 year. I'm Italian. I now moved to Canada, first as a tourist, and recently I got a working holiday visa, for a total ...
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US Citizen with French residency and with a French auto-entrepreneurship. How do I do taxes?

Here's my situation: My family moved to France when I was 14 in 2011. I have a French residency card (titre de séjour) which allows me to work. I have a freelance translation business registered under ...
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Church tax back payment when leaving

I've started working in Germany two years ago. During the anmeldung I declared that I don't belong to any religious organization. I am an atheist, but I was baptized in Poland. I thought that saying ...
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Is it permitted to work as a freelancer on Upwork while studying in Germany?

Next April I am going to start a master program in Germany living on a student visa. Currently I am working as a freelancer on Upwork. I know that in Germany it is not permitted for people on student ...
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Does remote work from the Netherlands get 30% ruling?

I am working and staying with my wife in the Netherlands. I am thinking of getting a remote job offer. I have a 30% ruling at my current job. Is it possible to enjoy a 30% ruling for remote work too?
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Why is a French bank asking me to fill out a W-9 form?

I'm a dual citizen, US and French. I'm working for a French company in France, and paying French taxes. Why is my French bank requesting me to fill out W-9 form?
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Taxes working remotely from Portugal or Spain for an Irish company

The Irish company I work for offered me to work remotely 100%. I think it would be a good idea to move and work in a place with better weather and cheaper life. I am mainly considering Spain and ...
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US citizen working for US company in Germany

I am a US citizen and have been offered a job by a company in the US. However, they want to give me a US contract and assign me to work at the parent company office space in Germany. So I will be ...
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J1 Tax Return Romania

I took part for the first time last summer (2017) in a work & travel program with a J1 visa . All went well, had a lot of fun, visited lots of places. As you all know,at this point in the year ...
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I'm being charged with the Kirchensteuer after 4 month of apply the Kirchenaustritt

I've been working in Germany since September 14, 2017. I was informed about the Kichensteuer (Church tax) a few days after arriving. Then I had to get my Kirchenaustritt that declares that I'm leaving ...
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I am a dual US citizen living in Turkey with foreign rental income. How should I file my tax return for 2017?

I have lived in Turkey for the past 13 years. I'm a citizen of both the US and Turkey, and I have only gained foreign rental income while living here. My husband is a non-resident alien and we are in ...
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Digital nomad - capital gains treatment

I am planning to be a digital nomad. I understand that most income is taxed at source, so employment will be taxed based on contract, rental income where the property is located, etc. The one area I ...
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How much tax will I pay in France on 20,000 euros per year?

I am having a difficult time understanding how much money I will have left over after all income taxes, social security, etc., etc. The job is in Rillieux-la-Pape outside of Lyon where unfurnished ...
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Expatriate leaving France: Who should I notify (taxes/etc) that I'm moving out?

I'm from Brazil and I was living in France from July 2016 until January 2018. I was working in the private sector with a titre de séjour, and now I just moved to Germany. So ideally everything needs ...
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Are any Service Canada offices in Vancouver open during the weekend/evenings?

I need to apply for a Canadian Social Security Number, for which I need to visit a Service Canada office in person. Unfortunately from what I can find on their website all of their offices are open 8:...
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Worked from France for the last 6 months for US clients without paying French taxes. What should I do now?

I need some advice, or a good recommendation for a tax expert. I've been living on with my PACSée in France on a carte de séjour vie privée/familiale for the last 6 months and have continued my full-...
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EU Blue Card - Working for a German company while living outside of EU

I have had an EU Blue Card for a couple of years and was working as an employee for a German company while living in Germany during that time. At the moment, I'm interested to move out of Germany to ...
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How are saving accounts taxed in The Netherlands?

When inheritance money that was already taxed in the country of origin is credited into my Netherlands savings account, do I have to pay taxes on just what is earned by interest, or would I also be ...
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Must I get an ITIN for a US W-8BEN form?

I am a J2 Dependent visa living in US for one year. My wife is studying at University (she has a J1). I receive a W-8BEN form from the bank because they are withholding interest on my bank account....
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Tax status when doing micro job in Germany [closed]

I'm working in Germany and I do have a Tax Number. Recently I found a mobile app that allows me to do small jobs (for a couple of EUR) by making pictures of things that are of interest for the client....
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Self-employment solution moving from Canada to Austria

I am going to be moving from Canada to Austria next spring. I hold both an EU citizenship and a Canadian citizenship. I currently operate as a sole proprietor in Canada. One of my clients wants to ...
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Elected to be treated as a resident for income tax purposes: W-9 or W-8BEN?

A US citizen (A) marries a G-4 visa holder (B) who lives in the US. They elect to treat B as a resident alien for income tax purposes so they can file a joint tax return. After the couple have made ...
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France: how to calculate total tax burden (including social security) [closed]

Say I got a job in France with a salary of 43,000 euro per year, and I am a citizen of another EU country. What will my total tax burden be? I know I can calculate my income tax using a table like ...
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Council taxes now that I'm moving because I'm changing job [closed]

Not sure whom should I ask for this information. I recently got a new permanent job, and I'm moving because I need to stay closer to where I work. Among the stuff that needs to be done there's setting ...
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Israeli working in the Netherlands for a US company - what's the tax situation?

I'm an Israeli expat living in the Netherlands and am likely to start working for a US company (registered in the US and has no presence in the Netherlands nor in Israel). To make things even more ...
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Fiscal residence without having an address in France

Here's my situation. Currently I am an expatriate in France doing a PhD and so receiving a salary in France. As part of a project I will go for 3 months in another country (non-EU) and I will leave ...