Our Services

US Tax Preparation for American Expats

Are you in compliance with your US taxes or just aren't sure? Not sure if you are even a citizen legally? The U.S. taxes its citizens on their worldwide income even if they live outside the country and the penalties for not filing can be high. We work with taxpayers and their financial advisors all over the world and we have over 30 years of experience doing it.  At American Expat Tax our sole focus is Expat Taxes...

IRS Assistance

American Expat Tax Services can help if you deal with the IRS for a past tax return issue, the imposition of penalties for not filing or late filing of your US taxes. We can help even if we did not prepare the tax return. AET is experienced in working with the IRS. We are experts on International Tax Penalty Abatement and Representation with the IRS. In fact we are frquently successful in reducing or eliminating the taxes and penalties for our clients...

Canadian Tax Preparation

There are over a million Americans living in Canada, most of whom are required to file US income tax and information returns each year. The complexity of the US Tax Code and offshore regulations within the Internal Revenue Code coupled with the high cost of penalties have made it almost impossible for the lay person to prepare their own tax documents with any level of confidence that they have covered all the bases...

Education for Expat Tax Professionals

American Expat Tax Services is an approved provider of continuing education for the IRS. The complexity of the US Tax Code and offshore regulations within the Internal Revenue Code coupled with the high cost of penalties have made it challenging for Expat Tax professionals to stay up to date or the current laws and regulations. AET in conjunction with our partner Compass Tax Educators offers both live webinar courses along with recorded webinars on a variety international tax topics...

Expat Tax Tools

Specialized Tax Tool and Calculators designed to take of the time consuming work out of complex tax calculations and reporting. Our calculators are...

Additional Expat Tax Services

As one of the firms that is truly experienced with the tax complexities that face US expats, we offer additional services that other firms may not including...

Tax Compliance Specialists

We can determine the potential benefits and pitfalls in each, and figuring out exactly which forms need to be filed can be an overwhelming undertaking without even attempting to complete the required documents.  Since there are no provisions for additional or corrected submissions within the formal programs, it is imperative to get it right the first time.   Making the wrong choice can cost you thousands...

Accidental Americans

Many citizens of foreign countries also happen to hold a U.S. citizenship without ever residing in the U.S (or only doing so as children). They may have it because they were born in the U.S. or received it from their parents, which is why they are referred to as "Accidental Americans".

Regardless of how the US citizenship was obtained, they are still required to file an annual tax return with the IRS on their worldwide income...