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If my husband gets a small civil service retirement from

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If my husband gets a small civil service retirement from England and another small retirement from American Express, does he have to pay taxes on it in the US? Total $700/yr.
Debby
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Jonathan Tierney replied 9 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** I can help. If you husband is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, he would be taxed by the U.S. on his income earned worldwide. If the UK taxes his pension, the U.S. will give him a credit for the UK taxes, up the amount of amount of U.S. tax on the UK-source income.

I hope this answers your question. Please let me know if I can clarify anything or answer any additional questions.

Thanks, Jonathan

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
How would we show his taxes when he gets an earnings report for tax year from Jun1 to Jun 1. Of course our tax year is a calendar year.?
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I see no response - do you not answer 2nd questions about same subject?
Expert:  Jonathan Tierney replied 9 months ago.

Sorry, I have been away from my computer for awhile. You can use 5/12 of UK tax for the year ending 6/1/2015 and 7/12 of the UK tax for the year ending 5/30/2016.

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