Rounding out our taxes for US expats series with expert Joshua Katz, I decided to ask him about freelancers. Yes, I am talking about you travel bloggers and digital nomads—you too, need to file taxes. Maybe you have it all under control but if not I recommend taking a visit to Universal Tax Professionals. It is the firm started by Joshua and they promise not to laugh at your account keeping but to help you file correctly and maybe just put something in the right kind of retirement or savings account. Thank you for your time and expertise Joshua and I am sure we will be hearing more from you. The comments section is open and Joshua is on Facebook. You can @mention him in the comments or email him directly from the link on his website.Read More
There are many possible pitfalls in being an expat and an entrepreneur. One we can all relate to is how to best file U.S. Taxes when living abroad. In this part of a three part series on US Taxes and Expats, I went to an expert for some advice. Joshua Katz is himself an entrepreneur and expat his firm Universal Tax Professionals is a boutique agency specializing in US taxes for Americans living abroad. They promise great service at the fair price. Please note this is not sponsored content, as I had just finished ripping out clumps of my hair trying to...Read More
I recently filed my taxes using one of the online DIY systems. It went haywire when I entered in where I was living, how I earned my income, and basically every other “simple” question. I had to contact the help desk. Getting a real answer and someone to actually help me took 3 months, tweets, forum posts, calls, and finally a rep (well actually 5) on Facebook sorted it out over several days. This ordeal is how I stumbled upon the group US Expat Tax Questions. I started corresponding with Joshua Katz a fellow American expat and tax professional. I asked...Read More
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