• US and France-Refunds on French Taxes

US Taxpayers Can Claim Refunds for French Taxes

If you pay taxes in both the US and France, you may be due significant refunds for French taxes paid! For years, a battle has been working its way through the US courts concerning two French taxes, the French Contribution Sociale Généralisée (CSG) and [...]

By |2020-03-19T15:22:08-04:00September 24th, 2019|
  • Calculator for Taxes-Tax Payer First Act

Bipartisan IRS Reform Bill Approved—The Taxpayer First Act

Great news for US taxpayers—Congress passed, and the President signed an expansion and strengthening of taxpayer rights (on July 1, 2019). The Taxpayer First Act (TFA), also known as H.R. 3151, represents three years of bi-partisan work. It contains numerous provisions and updates that [...]

By |2020-03-19T15:23:02-04:00September 24th, 2019|

Your 2018 Tax Return? A Mighty Thick Postcard

Last year, proponents of U.S. tax reform expressed their goal to enable taxpayers to file returns “on a postcard.”  Of course, this was not to be taken literally.  Filing a postcard tax return would be fraught with many issues, chief among them the security [...]

By |2020-03-19T15:26:25-04:00October 1st, 2018|

New Strategies for Cross-Border Estate Planning in Light of Tax Reform

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) made significant changes to U.S. tax law, including various aspects related to international issues. An important example is cross-border estate planning for non-U.S. families who have one or more U.S. beneficiaries and U.S. investment accounts. These families [...]

By |2020-03-19T15:27:02-04:00August 23rd, 2018|

Moving for a Job Just Got a Lot More Expensive

Taxpayers have been subject to the new U.S. tax rules under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) for almost half a year now. TCJA has changed the way qualified job-related moving expenses are treated for tax purposes. This new legislation went into effect [...]

By |2020-03-19T15:29:38-04:00June 27th, 2018|
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