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Consent Forms – An accumulation of consent forms used by our firm
Extensions – Prepare your own extensions and save $$$$.
Form W-4 Calculator – Your company gave this form but you don’t understand it or how to fill it out??
Gross Up Calculator – Calculate the GROSS amount of allowance and the related additional taxes required.
FBAR – Form TDF 90-22.1 – September 2009 – New rules issued on Foreign Bank Account Returns
Foreign Financial Assets – Form 8938 – Decoding the mystery of the new form.
FBAR vs Form 8938 – Comparison of Foreign Bank Account Return and Foreign Financial Assets Form
Foreign Earned Income Exclusion – Also called the Foreign Exemption or the $90K foreign exclusion.
Bona Fide Residence Test – Also known as the BFR test. One way of two ways to qualify for the foreign exclusion.
Physical Presence Test – Also known as the PPT test. One of two ways to qualify for the foreign exclusion.
Physical Presence Test Calculator – Calculate if you qualify for the PPT Test.
Foreign Housing Exclusion or Deduction – Often forgotten portion of the Foreign Exclusion.
Hypothetical Withholding – Legal or Not – IRS Letter Ruling explaining how hypo is acceptable IRS practice.
International Compensation Summary – Accumulate and summarize your annual expatriate or inpatriate compensation details with this simple excel spreadsheet. This could save you thousands of dollars and hours of man time.
International Tax Calendars – Tax year ends for the most common countries.
International Withholding Requirements Schedule – A quick visual tool to help determine if you are required to withholding taxes on your assignee.
New IRC Sec 409A Rules – The IRS has determined the Tax Equalization and Gross Up is deferred compensation. For help, please follow this link.
Penalties and Interest – What are they and how are they calculated?
Protection vs. Equalization vs. Localization – Have questions about the different assignment packages? Here is a detailed explanation of the 3 options.
Tax Identification Numbers – A summary of the most common types of tax identification numbers and how to obtain them.
Tax Notebooks – Use our intuitive online tax organizer to help you accumulate all your personal tax data.
Travel and Workdays Calendar (Automated and Regular) – A helpful excel based workbook to assist in the accumulation of an international assignee’s travel and workdays.
Totalization – How to avoid overpaying social taxes.
US Taxation and Foreign Trust – Chapter One of Brian Dooley’s comprehensive book about international taxation.