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FBAR is an abbreviation for the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts. It is a report required by the US Department of Treasury from anyone who has an aggregate of $10000 or more in foreign bank accounts.

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Buying property in India : FBAR declaration.

I am on H1b visa in USA and thinking about buying property in India. If I buy any property in india,do I need to report my property in USA income tax return, FBAR or anywhere else? Do i need to pay ...
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What does it mean to have “interest in” or “signature authority over” an account?

My tax software is asking me how many foreign accounts I have an "interest in" and how many I have "signature authority" over. I am unsure of how there terms are defined in this context. What does ...
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What is the deadline to file FBAR for a foreigner recently arrived in the US?

Apparently the deadline is June 30, what is the deadline for a foreigner arrived and working under visa such as H1B? Is it the first June 30 after I arrive? Or first June 30 after I file my taxes? Or ...
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US NRI investing in India [closed]

I am planning to invest in India. It does not matter whether brokerages offer online or offline options, I am fine with both. I am not looking to invest in India-ETF's or India-funds like MINDX. My ...
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Missed to file Schedule B with 2016 Tax return for foreign bank account

I e-filed my 2016 tax return few days ago, but for my foreign accounts missed to file Schedule B (the tax software generated only 1040EZ). I have correctly reported the interest income of foreign ...