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I am US Citizen, currently living abroad and work for a company in the USA. I was asked to fill out the I-9 and W-4 forms and was wondering what address to list. my us or foreign address. Specifically concerned about having a problem filing for tax returns if I put a foreign address on my forms.

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  • Hi Avi, I'm having the same issue/question right now. What was your resolution? For me, I tried putting on the W-4 my foreign address to indicate that I was truly abroad. Since it says residential address. However, that resulted in issues with the payroll system...which is still not resolved. I'm about to contact my accountant about what I should be putting in. – joshgo May 28 '18 at 6:09
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From what I can find, if you are eligible you can fill out the form 673 instead of the w4, but waiting to hear from my tax advisor. I'm in the same boat.

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There is no problem putting a foreign address on a 1040, my wife has been doing it for 15 years. I don't recall that she's been asked to file the forms you mention, though I imagine it's best to be consistent.

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