Sydney Moving Guide - Written By Expats, For Expats.
Hi, my name is Lauren and Sydney Moving Guide is my blog. I LOVE being an expat in Sydney but am fed up with all the misinformed and useless expat guides, not only giving bad advice to those making the move to Sydney, but also charging for it! So I created Sydney Moving Guide, written by expats for expats.
All US expats living abroad need to know what an FBAR is and if they are required to file one. Chances are, if you have any financial accounts overseas like a bank account, you will have to file an FBAR depending on the maximum value of your accounts during the year. Here's what you need to know.
What is FATCA and how does it affect taxes of US expats living in Australia. This post covers Form 8938 Filing Thresholds Values, the Physical Presence Test, How to Figure the 12-month Period for the Physical Presence Test and the Bona Fide Residence Test.
Throughout the year, your employer automatically deducts for Australian Medicare, including the Medicare Surcharge, from your taxable income. If you are not eligible to receive Medicare benefits you can claim this percentage back. You’re not eligible for Medicare in Australia if you: are a permanent resident visa holder and: have been living outside Australia for […]
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