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How to Find an Expatriate Tax Service – Useful Tips

If you’re from the US but now reside in a foreign country and live your life as an expatriate, taking care of your taxes can be a real headache. The reason for this is simply due to the fact that US expats are not always entirely sure about how the taxation system works for expatriates. You see, many individuals work under the assumption that different taxation laws, rules, and regulations will apply to them in different countries. Well, they don’t. The rules for filing any expat tax returns you may need to file, and indeed, paying any taxes you may need to pay, will typically be the same whether you are in the USA, or in a foreign country overseas. Regardless of where you happen to be residing now as you live the life of an expatriate, as a US citizen your income, worldwide, is subject to the laws, rules, and regulations of US tax laws, laid out by the IRS. The IRS therefore, will enforce strict expatriate taxation filing requirements, which you must adhere to and pay. Failing to do so will result in very steep penalties, and none of us want that. The good news however, is that if you choose our professional tax services and hire our expat tax services, we will take care of everything for you, so you won’t need to worry. Finding the best expatriate tax service however, is not as simple as you may have thought, which is why we are providing you with these useful tips. Have a read through and you’ll find it much easier to find a reliable tax preparation, planning and representation firm.

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Ensure the company specializes in dealing with US expatriate taxes – This should come as a no-brainer but you would be surprised by just how many people actually hire tax services without looking into which areas they happen to specialize in. Remember, as an expat, you ideally want a tax service that specializes in US expat tax services. We know that there will probably be dozens upon dozens of tax services and experts on the internet, but just how many of them can offer you the precise services you are after? Understanding how expatriate taxes work is very challenging, which is why you want a company that specializes in dealing with US expat taxes. Doing so will not only help save you time, as well as money, it will also help ease your stress levels as they basically do all of the metaphorical lifting for you.

Look into more than one company – Okay, say you find a tax service that specializes in dealing with US expat tax services, that doesn’t automatically mean that they will be right for you. Like any other business out there, some expatriate tax services are better than others, and you obviously want the best services you can find. To help this requirement come to fruition, you should try to find as many companies specializing in what you need, as you possibly can. This gives you freedom of choice and it means that you can make comparisons and see which service may be the best fit for your specific requirements. Looking into more than one company also gives you a plan B, if for some reason, your first choice of service can’t take you on as a client for whatever reason.

Try to find out who will be handling your taxes – Remember, when it comes to your taxes and accounts, you want to ensure that everything is in the best possible hands. Ideally this will mean that an IRS enrolled agent, CPA, or tax lawyer will be handling your taxes. This is because they know how the system works inside and out, and they will know every trick in the trade to help take care of things as effectively as possible. Be clear on who will be handling your taxes because the last thing you want is for another employee, who happens to be lesser qualified, to be handling your taxes because they may not fully understand how the system works.

Read reviews – The great thing about the internet is that nowadays, people can leave reviews for pretty much anything you could ever imagine. For those searching for goods and services, like those offered by our expatriate tax services, this is ideal as it helps provide an insight into the business in question. You see, if you come across a tax service that has a good number of reviews, with virtually all of them being positive (remember, you’ll never please everybody) this will bode very well for you. Positive reviews indicate that the business in question can deliver on its promises, and can provide the kinds of services required by its clients, to leave them feeling satisfied and as if they received exactly what they were hoping for. When searching for expat tax services, once you find a contender, read the reviews, and see what their previous, and existing, clients have to say about them.

Our firm is headed by Mike Habib, EA, a tax expert, we are A rated by the BBB better business bureau and also and ELP endorsed provider by Dave Ramsey (2012-2019).

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Mike has given us peace of mind! He helped negotiate down a large balance and get us on a payment plan that we can afford with no worries! The stress of dealing with the IRS is huge and Mike helped us through it all. The peace of mind is invaluable, thank you Mike! April S.
Mike Habib - Thank you for being so professional and honest and taking care of my brothers IRS situation. We are so relieved it is over and the offer in compromise process went just as you said. Mike is very professional and will give you honest answers to the OIC process and you can really trust him. You won't be sorry you chose him! Joe and Deborah V.
Mike is a true professional. He really came thru for me and my business. Dealing with the IRS is very scary. I'm a small business person who works hard and Mike helped me see that they are not that scary after all. He was always there with the answers I needed and was very good about calling me back which I appreciated since your first reaction is to freak out and ask a million questions. He solved a messy case and worked very hard to resolve it. His rates are VERY reasonable for the amount of work he does! I give him my highest recommendation! Marcie R.
Mike was incredibly responsive to my IRS issues. Once I decided to go with him (after interviewing numerous other tax professionals), he got on the phone with the IRS immediately (as in the same day I signed with him) to squash an impending issue. And he worked directly with them to quickly come to a resolution I am very happy with. I'd highly recommend reaching out to Mike to see if he can help you with any IRS issues. I'm very satisfied! Marshall W.
I’ve seen and heard plenty of commercials on TV and radio for businesses offering tax help. I did my research on many of them only to discover numerous complaints and unresolved tax issues. I found Mike Habib through my own online search and contacted him. He was very professional with great communication, always answering my questions and concerns. Mike resolved my complicated tax problem just as he said he would. I would definitely recommend his services to family and friends. Nancy & Sal V.
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