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If I do some work for a foreign country (Sweden) and get an

Hi thereJA: Hello. What seems to be the problem?Customer: If I do some work for a foreign country (Sweden) and get an income from them, how do I declare it to the IRS?JA: The Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: I do not have my own business, or anything like that.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Accountant should know?Customer: not that i can think of

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International tax question.....I'm a US citizen. my wife is

International tax question.....I'm a US citizen. my wife is a French citizen. She has no Visa to the USA or has a green card or has ever lived in the USA. WE file married but seperate. I live in the US.The question...My wife is selling an apartment in Paris, that she bought before we were married. IT is solely in her name. SHe will pay French capital gains on the property.is there a USA tax liability on this particular sale? She is going to buy another property solely in her name in France.

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Tax Experts One of my client's is planning to use foreign

Tax ExpertsOne of my client's is planning to use foreign web designers for his business. His business is S-Corp.1. Is he required to do tax withholding on US based income paid to foreigners (person or corporation).2. Do they need to have US federal ID?3. What forms need to be filed and how often?4. Is foreign person required to file US tax return?

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Have won a fishing tournament. Under the IRS Native American

I am Native American and have won a fishing tournament. Under the IRS Native American Fishing rights, could I be exempt on tax from that income?

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I started working in the US when I was twelve years old and

I started working in the US when I was twelve years old and moved away when I was around twenty. Should I be filling out tax forms for the US for any reason?

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I've work and live in the US as a Card holder for the last

I've work and live in the US as a Green Card holder for the last 11 years (so I pay tax here). I am still a UK citizen only. Recently I've become eligible to take my UK pension and withdraw 25% tax free in the UK.1) Do I pay tax on this in the US?2) What section in the IRS form 901 applies to this situation?

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I'm both a Dominican Republic and U.S. citizen. I've been

Hi. I'm both a Dominican Republic and U.S. citizen. I've been living and working in the D.R. since 1996 and I recently sold my home. I'm thinking of investing the proceeds of the sale while I decide whether to buy another home in the D.R. or the U.S. When trying to set up the investment my banker asked if I was a U.S. citizen and later asked me to fill out a W-9 What are the implications?JA: The Accountant will know how to help. Is there anything else the Accountant should be aware of?Customer: My investment capital is US$180,000 and I expect annual interest of 12,000

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Dear Tax expert, My husband and I are Australia citizen who

Dear Tax expert,My husband and I are Australia citizen who is living and working in USA for almost 21 months.I have $16000 AUD saving interests in Australia in 2015, the Australia tax rate (32.5%) is higher than USA. After we report the $16000 interests income and lodged tax return in Australia, the taxation office refund some money to us through Australia investment's loss. The problem starts when my USA accountant lodge my tax return, she ignore the tax we paid for our saving interests in Australia completely, and put full 16000 AUD as income, and ask us to pay $4,693 tax again in USA for the saving interests. I did pay tax for our saving interests in Australia, the money we got back is because have large amount of the loss for the investment. As we belong to the high income in US, the loss we have in Australia got completely ignored in US, but how can my US accountant ignores the tax we paid for my saving interests in Australia, I can't pay tax again for it in USA. My US accountant said she can't see the tax we paid for the saving interests in Australia as I got refund. My Australia tax return calculate everything as a whole, doesn't show individual tax for saving interests, rent, other incomes, but my Australia tax accountant informed me that our tax rate is 32.5% for all income including the saving interests, we got refund because of the loss, nothing to do with the tax we paid. Please help me out here as my US account think we didn't pay tax in Australia for the saving interests. It is so bad that our loss got completely ignored, but we are also forced to pay double tax simply it doesn't show on the Australia tax return paper due to our loss in Australia. What if my Australia accountant give a letter which shows what amount tax$$ we paid for our $16000 saving interests, will these tax we paid in Australia got disallowed simply because of the refund we received for other investment losses? I don't see it is fair at all. We paid tax, we can approve it, the money we get back has nothing do to with the tax we paid.Best Regards,***** *****(###) ###-####

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I worked abroad 2005 to 2012, I was lay off in 2015. Is a

I worked abroad 2005 to 2012, I was lay off in 2015. Is a portion of my layoff benefit considered foreign sourced income by the IRS?

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