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Do we need to provide a TIN or ITIN in the W-8BEN form?

We are non-U.S. investors investing through an LLC into ventures. The ventures have operations in Brazil but some have Delaware holding companies. Do we need to provide a TIN or ITIN in the W-8BEN ...
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Do I need to pay tax on my unregistered online 'business'?

Let's say I have an online store. I sell things and receive revenue. It is profitable. Its server is somewhere in USA. I am currently in Germany. My customers are mostly in, say, Thailand. I have not ...
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American taxes if living outside the US and get paid by US company on a US bank account

I live outside the States, I'm not American and I'm going to be paid by an American company on my personal American bank account: it's headed to me, as a physical person. I'm obviously going to pay ...
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Do I need to report income to the US if working from home from Canada for a US company?

If I worked for an American company at home from Canada (I'm a Canadian citizen), do I need to report income / pay taxes to the US, because the company is from the US? I'm specifically asking about an ...
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What are the tax implications of purchasing mutual funds in the US with Australian dollars?

I am a dual citizen of Australia and the US, and a resident of the US. I have some savings in Australia that I would like to use to purchase mutual funds in the US. If I make the purchases using ...
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Does the Foreign Tax Credit cancel out all US tax liability?

Say a US citizen is residing and earning income in a foreign country, and say that the foreign country imposes income tax that is unquestionably higher than what the US would impose on the same ...
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Income in a country that does not tax foreign residents and living in a country that does not tax foreign income

Will I totally avoid taxes if I live in a country that does not tax foreign income and having an income in a country that does not tax foreign residents? I was going through ...
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U.S. citizen, working for U.S. company, living in Mexico: Where do I pay taxes?

Similar to this question, but I'm a U.S. citizen who is moving to Mexico, but retaining my U.S. citizenship and employment. I will be in Mexico on a Temporary Residency visa (good for one year, ...
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Can the foreign tax credit be more beneficial than the foreign income exclusion?

Let's say a U.S. citizen is residing and earning income in a foreign country that has higher income tax rates than the United States. Would it be possible for them to claim the foreign tax credit on ...
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401k withdrawal abroad and state taxation?

From what I know about 401k's, when it's time to retire, we take our 401k money and pay federal and state tax. Some states don't have taxes on 401k's — Florida is a good example. So many people move ...
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Is freelance income earned by a U.S. citizen while living abroad subject to state income tax?

My wife is a freelance web developer, formerly residing and paying taxes in NY. She left her job in December 2011. We moved to Italy (where I am employed by the U.S. government) in January 2012. ...
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Can I deduct equipment expenses for a job I began overseas?

This year I began teaching English in Japan, but I had several hundred dollars worth of preparatory expenses, including a new computer. Are these eligible for equipment tax deductions?
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When spending parts of a year working in the US, and other parts working in Canada, where do I file my taxes?

I worked both in the US and Canada last year, while being resident in only one country. Am I required to report all of my income from both countries to both governments, or is there some rule or ...
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What is the procedure, and limit of medical expenses in order to claim for tax returns in US?

Since last year I have spent sufficient amount of money on medical bills (greater than $1500) as a result of 20% that I am supposed to cover under my insurance. My questions are: For an ...
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US Tax return upon returning to UK

I have an offer from my employer to move to New York, but I am concerned about what happens when I choose to return home to the UK. I understand that there is a double taxation treaty between the UK ...
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USA to Canada emigration and income tax

From January to August 2010 I worked in the USA and then I moved to Canada where I'm a student. Do I file an income tax return in Canada, USA or both? (If Canada, how do I get all of the deductions ...