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Investment taxes after I move abroad

I lived in the Netherlands for some years, now I am back to my home country Greece. While living in the Netherlands I’ve made some investments, not being a tax resident in Greece. No returns made ...
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One year stay in Iraq—requirements

Iraq offers to US citizens a multi-entry one-year tourist visa for a fee of US$150. This is not a residence question, but since it concerns a long stay, it probably would be flagged off-topic in ...
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British citizen with French residency and French micro enterprise. Can I freelance for UK companies?

I'm British and moved to France for my husband's job. I found work in France but then got made redundant due to the pandemic. So I created a micro enterprise which is the equivalent to a sole trader ...
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Freelancing for a US Company from Germany: Tax and LLC Considerations

Hello Expatriates community, I'm seeking guidance on a somewhat intricate situation. I'm a German citizen, currently freelancing for a US-based company. I reside in Germany, where I'm also registered ...
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US citizen and a current Canadian Tax resident. Can a US company hire me on a W2 and be compliant to IRS and CRA?

I am a us citizen and a Canadian tax resident, living in Canada. I have an offer from a US employer and they would hire me only on W2, no C2C or 1099. Employer has no Canadian legal entity. What ...
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What is the difference between TIN and SSN when filing a W-9 form?

I am a dual French-American citizen living in the US and I need to fill out a W-9 for my French bank account. I'm not sure what to write for the TIN. I looked it up online and found on the IRS website ...
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Italian resident moving to Dubai

I am a British citizen, living in Italy, with Italian residency, and married to an Italian. We have three children together. I have been offered a job in Dubai with a two-year contract. Would I need ...
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Received money from DGFiP in France in my first residence

I don't know how the French tax system works, I started working in France last year (2022) in September, I'm a salaried worker, I'm considered "résident fiscal", and as required by the law I ...
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Internship in Netherlands with French visa

I am non-EU citizen with a French student visa, I got an offer to do a six months fully remote internship for a Netherlands company, thus I’ll be living in France the whole time. In the case, do I ...
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Is the Tax Treaty for J1 Research Scholar is for 2 Tax years or for 2 years starting from the Date of my J1 starts?

I have come to US from India on J1 VISA (Category: Research Scholar) on 2nd April 2022 and my program started on 4 the April. Based on the tax treaty between India & US (article 21 or 22, In some ...
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Taxes & Legislation for foreigners living in Singapore

I'm Nicolas, French, 33 years old, working in France as an IT consultant I'll be moving to Singapore in September to follow my partner (common law spouse) who got a job offer there. I'll be moving to ...
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How are RSUs granted in the USA taxed in Canada?

I am a non-resident for tax purposes in the USA. RSUs were granted in the USA and will vest on July 15th. My USA EAD ends on July 5th and I will be on unpaid work suspension for ~10 days. If my job's ...
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U.S. citizen working in China with earned income from France. Do I need to pay French taxes? I have never been to France

U.S. citizen working in China with earned income from France. Do I need to pay French taxes? I have never been to France. I make $650K U.S. and only file state taxes in California as I have income ...
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Abandoning green card with I-407, what date does it effectively start?

A US green card holder can voluntarily abandon their permanent resident status in the US by mailing the form I-407 and the green card to the USCIS. Then, the USCIS sends the ex-holder a document to ...
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I'm an American with Japanese permanent residence living and working in Japan. I also want to do remote work with a US firm. What must I do re: taxes?

I am an American with a permanent visa living and working in Japan. I am planning on also taking on an American remote job and having the salary go to my American bank account. Currently, my Japanese ...
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German gift tax threshold

I'm close to purchasing a home in Germany and would like to receive a large sum of money in CAD from my parents. Am I correct in saying that the first 400k is tax free, and everything after that is ...
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Is it worthwhile to hire a tax consultant in the Netherlands

My tax situation is not overly complicated, and I wonder if I should hire a professional or do it myself. Basically I have employment income, plus stocks which I earn from the company, and that’s the ...
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Do I need to pay taxes in Italy if I'm inheriting in France?

I am inheriting 100k€ in my home country, France. The account is a french one. However, I am currently residing in Italy :I got an Italian ID card, work, pay my taxes and live there 99% of the year. I ...
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UK citizen in Georgia — tax, double taxation treaty

I'm a UK citizen, living in Georgia (the country). I'll be living here longer than 6 months, which means I will trigger tax residency: https://expathub.ge/foreign-income-georgia/ The UK and Georgia ...
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Remote work from Germany for Polish company

tl;dr What are valid setups for cross-border employments in the EU? Situation I am living in Germany and am about to sign an employment contract (as a programmer) with a smaller company in Poland. The ...
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Does working in Saudi Arabia with German nationality require paying taxes to Germany?

For a German citizen who is working in the Saudi Arabia (Saudi company with Saudi contract), is it required to report income taxes every year in Germany?
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French bank requesting W-9 repeatedly

I have been living in France since 2019 so I'm used to the goofy US tax requirements. I recently changed banks (actually, from Crédit Mutuel in the north to Crédit Mutuel in the south). I originally ...
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Can my American wife work for the US while living in France? [duplicate]

I'm French, my wife is American. We live in Paris. Can she work for the US on a remote job, and if yes what are the implications tax wise? I assume she'll have to pay US Federal taxes (not State, ...
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Is 30% Dutch Tax Ruling Applicable if Resided in Belgium for Less than 6 months?

I have recently got a job offer in the Netherlands, and I was wondering if I am eligible for the 30% tax ruling. My issue is that during the previous 24 months prior to beginning my job, I resided in ...
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What is the issue with Canadian tax regime?

One of my cousins lives in Toronto, Canada. Her husband is an accountant who works in a private company. Last year, he was offered a promotion which he denied. According to him, he would have to pay ...
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Can I work remotely from Singapore for a UK company?

My spouse is being posted from her job in the UK to Singapore. It will be under a local contract. I’m accompanying as the spouse on a Dependant’s Pass (DP) I currently work as a remote working ...
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Turkish tax exemptions for income from other countries?

After about an hour of trying different search strings, I've read umpteen pages that all assume the person's income is from Turkish sources.  One of them hints that a pension from another country is ...
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CAN/US citizen living in US, working for a Canadian company

I am a Canadian/US dual citizen and recently moved to the US. I kept my existing job as it was a remote IT job. I am currently on payroll in Canada but would like to transition to paying taxes in the ...
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Taxes for retired American expat in Egypt?

I'm not in Egypt currently; I'm just researching the implications of many possible countries. NO plans of working: my retirement income¹ is more than enough to live on in many countries. I've found ...
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Can you work in Singapore and Japan both with two work visas?

I've tried to search similar questions but none is specific to my need. expatriates.stackexchange 1: work in two different countries expatriates.stackexchange 2: hold two work visas in two countries ...
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Will a print out from TurboTax satisfy the I-864 (or I-864ez)?

The I-864ez says, Item Numbers 5.a. - 6.c. Federal Income Tax Information. You must provide either an IRS transcript or a photocopy from your own records of your Federal individual income tax return ...
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Married filing jointly in the US: TN visa holder (resident alien) marrying an F1 student (non-resident alien)

I am a Canadian citizen currently working in the US with a TN visa (previously I was on F1 visa studying here, and I passed my substantial presence test during that time), and have been filing as a ...
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Working in Spain but living near the border in France

I have read some relevant posts here, but I still didn't extract a clear answer pertinent to my situation. I'm a Canadian citizen, I have a residence permit in France. Now, I have a job offer from ...
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US citizen, spouse of UK Citizen. Can I work two jobs, one in the US and one in the UK? Forecasting potential problems

Getting all my ducks in a row for moving to the UK next spring. I will be entering the UK on a spousal visa, which grants me the right to work in the UK. I am currently employed for a multi-national ...
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Taxation in Albania for US citizen

Expatra says that Albania taxes world-wide income at average of 23% (but pensions are exempt). There is apparently no USA-Albania treaty to avoid double-taxation. But US foreign tax rules should ...
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Does Azerbaijan charge customs on personal perfume collection

I am currently living in Malaysia and will move (long term relocation) to Azerbaijan, but I have a perfume collection of over 60 perfumes and raw materials as I am a collector and I do this as a hobby,...
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Tax Class Change Returns in Germany

I have EU Blue Card and live in Germany. I married a few months ago and will apply for the family reunion visa since my wife not living in the EU. I know that I can't change my tax class from 1(single)...
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How does one get one's tax transcript for the 5th year for the US Naturalization process?

It is recommended to bring one's tax transcript for the past 5 years (or 3 years if naturalization via marriage) to the US naturalization interview. How does one get one's tax transcript for the 5th ...
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How do I exempt Canadian tax from a good that arrives in Canada, way before my return to Ontario after > 7 days away?

Daughter is a Canadian citizen, but now in England. She shall not fly back to Canada until October 2022, at the earliest. To take advantage of a clearance sale in England — she bought a sofa made in ...
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UK and Canadian taxes

My son who is a Canadian citizen and pays Canadian taxes will be working in London UK for about 3 months. He will likely be making a little more than the basic personal allowance of £12,570. What is ...
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Can my J-2 children get SSNs to be claimed as dependents on a tax return?

I am a graduate student on a J-1 visa and my wife and foreign-born children are both J-2s. Is it possible to get Social Security Numbers for my J-2 children so that we can enter them as dependents on ...
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Living and working in Turkey and working remotely for a University in Germany

I'm an EU citizen, living and working full time in Turkey. Now, there is a possibility that I could also work remotely for a University in Germany. My question is: Should I pay taxes in Germany for my ...
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Do I have to own an offshore company to benefit from the “Residente não habitual” (NHR) tax exempt in Portugal?

I have never been to Portugal and would like to live there for some years. I have heard that for people like me (who's never been to Portugal before), there is a 10-year Tax Exempt for my non-Portugal ...
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Canadian Citizen with Irish passport and summer job in UK - where to pay taxes?

My son has an 8 week summer job in the UK. He is Canadian but holds an Irish passport as well (due to grandparent's being Irish). I understand he can work in the UK without a visa due to his Irish ...
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Expat resident in Ireland and trading Vanguard Index Funds while visiting United States

I'm a US (California) Citizen currently working/living in Ireland on a visa. I am currently in the United States (California) visiting my parents. I own some index funds on Vanguard. I want to trade ...
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Coming as a Spouse to Denmark

My wife has come to Denmark to work for 2-3 years. I would like to apply to come here as a spouse but would still like to retain my job in Singapore as I am allowed to work from anywhere in the world. ...
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Establish a company (UG) while being employed

I have a permanent residency (Niederlassungserlaubnis) in Germany and I’m employed full time. I want to create a company (UG) so I can upload my apps in Apple app store and benefits from tax ...
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German Citizen Living in Germany, future possible job in Belgium Question on Retirement Insurance, Health Insurance, Taxes (oh boy)

I am currently living and working in Germany for a German company and I have 2 children. My wife has a part time job in Germany. I received a job offer from a Belgian Company as either a freelancer ...
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State taxes while living outside the US

I am a US citizen (and also a British citizen, incidentally), but I live permanently in Japan. I work (sitting in front of a computer in Japan) for a company that’s based in New York. They pay me in ...
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Moving belongings from the EU to the UK and then back a few days later. Do I need to apply for tax/duty relief in both directions?

I am going to transfer my normal place of residency from the EU to the UK. To transfer my personal belonging, the plan is to rent a van and move them over myself. I already know that I can (and should)...
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