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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 ...
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Paying UK tax on income earned abroad

I have lived in a non-EU country for some time and earned a large amount of money, which I kept as savings. I earned this legally and paid tax on it in that country. Suppose I move to the UK as an EU ...
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Can former expats in the NL keep their Dutch bank account if they move abroad and how do they pay taxes on interest?

I am an EU citizen. I lived in the Netherlands for a few years but left months ago. In a few weeks I'll be moving to another country outside of the EU. I never closed my Dutch bank account. I like my ...
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Avoiding double taxation during transfer of funds from India to US

If my parents send me money, what is the procedure to do so without the (already tax-paid in India) funds coming under double taxation? Would I have to declare such 'income' and if so what is the ...
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How does taxation work in the EU if you change countries in the middle of a tax year?

Let's say I spend 10 months working as a regular employee in Czech Republic. Then in November I find a new job in Germany and move to work there. I've spent more than 183 days in Czech Republic so I'm ...
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How many days can I work in the U.K. without changing my country of employment?

My spouse has taken a two year assignment in London and I plan to continue my U.S. employment, spending time in both the U.K. and the U.S. I have a Tier 2 Partner Visa but would like to keep working ...
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What are the current dutch tax brackets?

I am trying to search for the brackets of taxation in the Netherlands. I am sure there is a link somewhere but I am not good in Dutch. So, it would be great if someone share it with me.
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Where can I become a tax resident without being a resident there?

I am a digital nomad and it is not possible for me to become a tax resident in the countries that I travel in, nor in my home country. However, not being a tax resident anywhere creates all kinds of ...
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I left France but they are still collecting taxes from my account

I worked in France from December 2012 until February 2016. I was obviously paying taxes during this period. In March 2016, I left to work in the United States and did nothing about my French tax ...
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CA-HU dual citizen tax residency rules

Income taxes abroad – Hungary says Living in Hungary? You must pay tax on your worldwide income there. But it also says: Your employer deducts income tax and social contributions from your ...
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German Tax Refund declaring foreign source income

I moved to Germany on the 1st of July 2016 and started working immediately. Recently I did Steuererklärung and today I got a mail from Finanzamt that I need to declare my income for the period of 0.1....
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Previous company mis-calculated my taxes, Tax office now demands I pay

I was working in a company and moved to another company last March 2017. I already had a 30% ruling from my previous company. When HR in my new company tried to applied again for 30% ruling, Taxes ...
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German tax residency for US citizen present in Germany for less than 6 months during tax year with salary paid by US entity

My primary reason for posting is that I've gotten conflicting opinions from 2 different Steuerberater (who specialize in German taxes for expats) about my 2015 tax liability in Germany, and so I'm ...
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What are the logistics and taxation ramifications of working remotely for a US company while living in Norway?

It seems like every expat scenario is little different. Here's mine. My husband and I are both US citizens and have never lived outside of the US. I have a 3 year full time position with the Norwegian ...
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Steuererklärung from Argentina. German Taxes [closed]

I want to do my german Steuererklärung from Argentina. I was living in Germany until September last year. First I had to give the addresse of a friend in Germany, because they have to send me a ...
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USA-France tax treaty benefits for teachers/researcher: meaning of “can be claimed only once” [closed]

Article 20 of the USA-France tax treaty provides a benefit for teachers and researchers. When they have been a resident of country A and go to country B to do research, their income from research is ...
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Anything like the I-94 website for citizens?

I'm trying to prepare my US taxes and want to check when I'm eligible for the foreign earned income exclusion. I'm a US citizen working in Canada. All I'm looking to do is to verify my border crossing ...
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Do I need to pay tax in the USA on my Australian superannuation?

I've been living in the USA for six years and have never paid any tax on my superannuation back in Australia - I've always assumed it was a pension fund, and have never had a tax preparer ask me about ...
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Where should I pay income taxes (Living abroad, working for a French company)

I am French citizen working for a French company, I work remotely from Morocco where I have been living for five years. I used to work for a Moroccan company, therefore taxes where taken from my ...
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Can a foreigner moving to Australia for more than 6 months immediately claim themselves as a tax resident?

Assuming a foreigner is on a 6+ month contract starting from June (so they will spend more than 183 days in Australia in the tax year 2017), can they claim residency immediately after moving rather ...
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Tax treaty USA-Italy: scholar/teacher (art. 20) tax exemptions and implications

Suppose I entered US in year x month y with J1 visa, as a scholar/postdoctoral researcher. My question regards my status during year x+2: assuming that I also stay in US during full year x+2, is it ...
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US tax form 1040NR asks me to enter my “Occupation in the United States”

Anybody who is not living in the United States and not a citizen of the United States, is classified by the US tax authorities as a "non resident alien". Any of these NRAs who earn money in the United ...
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US State Tax Filings for international student

I have a classic question that a lot of my peers in my university have and there's no good answer anywhere. I am an international student at New York University(NYU) currently on my F-1 visa in the ...
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Netherlands tax return for former resident now in the US

I am a Chinese citizen and lived in the Netherlands before coming to the US. I hold a J-1 visa and do some research projects at Northhwestern University. According the the Netherland-US treaty, I ...
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US citizen (on spouse visa) working for US company remotely from the UK?

I will become a “contractor” to the US based company and they will deposit my check into a UK bank account. I understand that my paycheck should not have US taxes (fed, state, ss) taken out. What ...
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Lived in Italy and moved to Germany, do I have to file a tax return in Italy?

I moved to Italy last year and worked for 3 months there before moving to Germany for another job and live here since July. I will file a tax return here for sure (mainly because I know I will get a ...
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What's my tax status?

I am retired, and been living outside of the UK for over 10 years. I spend most of my time in Greece (but under the 183 days tax requirement). The rest of the time, I spend in Asia and the UK, all ...
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Are town taxes in the Netherlands separate from those deducted from my salary?

I received a message from the local town (gemeente). It is in Dutch and, although I've translated it, I didn't understand it entirely. It is related to taxes, and says that I must pay a certain ...
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Am I a New Jersey resident for tax purposes?

For the tax year 2016, am I considered a New Jersey resident? The answer is in this official document but one point in there is not clear to me. I am a French citizen who has lived in NJ since ...
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Exemption for children in the USA: should I get an ITIN or a SSN for them?

I am a French citizen on a J1 visa in the USA, and recently became a resident alien. As such, I will be taxed. If I read correctly the IRS page, I can claim exemption for my wife and our two kids (all ...
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French rental tax ('taxe d'habitation') payment was never requested. How to rectify / consequences?

I am liable to pay taxe d'habitation on a flat for the time period of 2016, and I have since moved to another département. I understand that in most départements, this was due around November. I ...
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Tax implication for US based IRA/401K when retiring to Italy [closed]

If a US citizen retires to Italy, becoming a resident in Italy, and using Italy as the country of tax residence, how will distributions from an IRA/401K be viewed by US IRS? How is it viewed in ...
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Capital gains on US property while living abroad

I'm a US citizen considering a move abroad, and feel like I'm seeing conflicting things about the tax treatment of capital gains. We're not sure the move would be permanent, so might not sell our ...
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Paying habitation tax in France

I need to send a cheque for my habitation tax in France. What parts of the pay slip (SEPA?) do I need sign and include? I know that I could pay by other methods instead of sending a cheque.
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I never enrolled in AIRE for almost 2 years - killer taxes [duplicate]

I have Italian citizenship. I have been living in the UK for about 1.5 years and I did not subscribe to AIRE (the Registry of Italians Resident Abroad). At first, it was because I wasn't sure how ...
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Do I still have to pay the Runkfunkbeitrag as a tenant sharing a house with landlords, while paying the “Warmmiete” already?

I recently moved to Germany and I currently live in a house shared with the landlords, whereby I pay a fixed "Warmmiete" every month and don't have to pay anything extra for electricity, gas, internet ...
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File Tax Refund in Germany - 2016 Tax Declaration Germany and Tax Return [closed]

I am married since the beginning of 2016, but just this month my wife joined me. My Tax category changed from 1 to 3 How can I get the refund of the whole year as if I was in category 3 from the ...
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When people quote salary figures in Europe*, do they mean after or before income tax?

Do people mean after or before income tax when they quote salary figures in Europe? For example, do salary quotes in glassdoor or other salary sites are take-home salaries? I was wondering this ...