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Category: Americans Living Abroad

Canadian Treaty Relief from Double Taxation

Phil Hodgen June 06, 2017

Covered expatriates risk being taxed twice: once by the United States on assets they own when when they expatriate, and a second time by their...

Digital Nomads and Eliminating Social Security Tax

Phil Hodgen January 06, 2017

American Digital Nomads With U.S. Corporations This article is for entrepreneurs who, for valid reasons, need to have a U.S. corporation to operate their businesses....

The Green Card Holder's Gift Tax Loophole

Phil Hodgen December 23, 2016

Green card holders living abroad can have a weird hybrid (tax) life. They are U.S. residents for income tax, but can be U.S. nonresidents for...

Noncovered Expatriates and Superannuations

Phil Hodgen February 02, 2016

Hi, it's Phil with the bi-weekly Expatriation Only newsletter. You have this because you subscribed, but it is easy to stop getting this if you...

No social security number; expatriate anyway?

Phil Hodgen January 19, 2016

Hi again from Phil. Welcome to the biweekly Expatriation newsletter, this time written in the lovely Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh, which is being remodeled...

Foreign life insurance and Americans abroad

Phil Hodgen January 08, 2016

Hello again from Phil Hodgen, and Happy 2016. Work here We are hiring. You can see the job listings at hodgen.com/jobs. One admin/office manager, one...

Estate planning for Americans abroad

Phil Hodgen July 31, 2015

A recent inquiry came in by email. Let's call the corresondent by his initials. RH is a U.S. citizen, married to a non-U.S. citizen. They...