United States citizens are required by federal law to report and pay taxes on their worldwide income.

U.S. Citizens, do not fall into an IRS Trap

Everybody knows that April 15th is the tax filing deadline in the United States. Many people ask, do I need to file a tax return by April 15th even if I live outside of the United States? If you live outside of the United States, your tax filing deadline is June 15th, not April 15th. To qualify for this, you simply need to write on the top of the tax return that you are living abroad and qualify for an automatic … [Read More...]

Living in Costa Rica

Medicare Part A and the Affordable Care Act

Today is the last day of open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act, and for United States citizens and permanent residents to meet their responsibility to contract minimum essential coverage under federal law. Expats who plan to meet … [Read More...]

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Costa Rica: Sunny Place for Shady People?

Costa Rica has long been a destination for people from the developed world who have sought a new life in a moderate climate. Year round temperature are in the 70s and 60s, and when much of North America is battling snow and ice, Costa Rica … [Read More...]