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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 ...
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Reasons for UK citizen to not get an Irish passport?

The United Kingdom has opted to leave the European Union, this may make travelling and visiting my holiday home abroad more difficult, or even stop me from working abroad in the future. My mother is ...
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Do I have to pay taxes in the US if I work remotely for company in other country and pay taxes there?

I'm going to move in the US soon to work for US employer and live there. But I also have clients in other countries (Russia in particular, I'm Russian citizen) and they are paying all the taxes for me ...
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How to remotely pay property tax in Netherlands?

I am Lithuanian citizen that lives in UK, I have bought a flat in Holland, and there is possibility that I will be leaving the country for some time to SE Asia, so I was planning on renting it out. I ...
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Transferring investment money from home country

I've recently moved to Germany, working as an expatriate. I have some investment money in my home country, which I would like to transfer it to here. However, I'm not really sure about the procedure. ...
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Can U.S. citizens without a social security number be taxed?

I was born in the U.S, where I lived for the first year of my life only. Have never lived there since. I am a citizen of Canada, where I lived for the first half of my life and now of Israel, where I ...
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Traveling on ESTA, are there taxes on reimbursement of expenses incidental to the stay

I was wondering whether someone from France, travelling to the US on a visa waiver program (ESTA) to attend short-term training, should pay US federal taxes on the reimbursement of expenses incidental ...
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How much is car tax in France?

I moved to France and brought my car (2009, 5 cv) from other EU country. I pay a lot for my car insurance (about 140 euro per month) so I want to quite that and get a French insurance. But to get a ...
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I lived in France for 8 months and then moved to the UK, how will I pay my tax next June?

I have worked in Paris from Jan to Aug (8 months total - French company) before moving back to London this September. I know you can pay your taxes online if you have registered in person the first ...
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Doing freelance work in France--permission needed?

I currently live in France and have a residence card (spouse of EU citizen) that mentions that I am allowed to work. I am currently working part-time for an employer. In addition to my current job, ...
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Paying taxes after AOS?

I am currently in the US under a J1 and my home country has a tax treaty with the US. Therefore I am currently exempted from federal taxes and some other taxes. I am getting married soon and want to ...
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Working for an English company , moving to Italy as home based. What's the best way to avoid too many taxes?

becoming an italian consultant (independent contractor) i.e. invoicing the UK company monthly in order to pay taxes in Italy only. keeping the contract in UK as employee and pay double taxes. If so ...
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US taxes on French/US retiree Paris savings account will be for whole balance or yearly income?

Am dual citizen French-US living in US since 1961, now retired, with a small savings in Paris credit union. Savings is from French parents’ inheritance, not from earned income. Paris Credit Union is ...
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Entering the US with car using J-visa

I am a Mexican J1-visa holder (PhD student) that studies in the US. I have been checking my options on buying a car to use in Northern California and it seems that the cheapest –– by a big margin –– ...
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Slovenian working in Belgium living in The Netherlands

I have an question, my boyfriend is Slovenian (I'm Dutch) and he is working and living in Belgium. He is fully registered and paying Belgium taxes etc. Now we got the opportunity to live in the ...
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Just moved to Netherlands for a couple of years, but I am on US payroll. Do I need to pay dutch tax?

I moved to Netherlands with my family about a month ago. I am on the US payroll and receive bi-weekly pay checks in the US. Do I need to pay income tax in Netherlands? In order for me to get housing, ...
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Paying back taxes to the US. How deep have I dug my hole?

I'm an American citizen living in Taiwan for roughly 8 years now. In that time I have been employed by my Taiwanese father-in-law in the family owned business and have filed only Taiwan taxes. I have ...
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Thinking of moving to Germany (Bavaria) [closed]

My family were thinking of moving to Bavaria, specifically Regensburg. While we were there on vacation we were very impressed with the city and the people. The work/life balance displayed by the ...
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The least painful way for tax returns in Germany?

What is the least painful, but still financially not (that much) burdening way for returning (income) tax in Germany? I have still not filed for tax returns for 2015. I started working in Germany in ...
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How to read this Dutch salary slip

I got an offer from a Dutch company and I've received what my salary slip would look like. I couldn't understand it. I will post it here and hide the actual values for privacy, I would appreciate if ...
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Bringing my parents car to Denmark

I'm looking for an answer on the following question. I'm starting a study next September in Denmark (not in Copenhagen) and my parents want to give me a car to drive so I can come home a few times ...
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Netherlands acquiring 30% ruling after two months of starting the job

I was accepted to work in a company in the Netherlands. I understood that there is 30% ruling new law, which is applied to people who have a master degree and under 30 years old. I'm 26 years old, ...

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