Questions tagged [working-abroad]

This tag should be used for question related to issues when one is working away from the home country. When used, the question should clearly state the home country and the country where the work is being done. Ideally this should also be accompanied by 2 country tags and other relevant topic tags.

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Swiss citizen work from abroad for UK company - tax queries

I am a Swiss citizen and have been in the UK for two years. I am now working from home for my company for the forseeable future. I already spent around five months working from home during the first ...
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Working abroad - should I pay National Insurance contributions?

I am a 39 year old British citizen. For the next year, possibly longer, I will be living and working in Thailand. I have a working visa, will be working for a Thai company and will be paying local ...
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Working for US company in Israel; how to fill out W4?

If I am American tutoring online for a US company and living in Israel, can I use my parents' address on a W4? I no longer reside in America and do not have a US address.
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U.S. Expat living in Poland working remotely for a U.S. Institution: How to classify myself for taxes?

Briefly, I am a U.S. citizen living in Poland. Recently, I was offered a paid remote position at a research group with a U.S. university. Due to the nature of the work, I can either be considered an ...
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Can a UK citizen work remotely in the UK for a Spanish company?

I am looking for a job in Spain working remotely from the UK. Do you know how this works? Will I need to pay income tax both in the UK and Spain? This will change after the Brexit? Thank you in ...
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Argentinian employee working remotely from the US

I’m an Argentinian citizen, married to a US citizen. I am working for an American company but I was hired in Argentina. I used to come to the US often for business and met my now husband. Already ...
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UK student loan default payment for living abroad is lower than how much I should pay based on earning. Can I just pay the default?

I'd like to preface this by saying that if I am legally required to pay the higher amount, then of course I will. But as any human (presumably), I would prefer to pay less. I am also on Plan 1 for ...
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Deductions keep increasing on my payslip

I started a new job in October in the UK. My tax code is 1250L. I was deducted 9.68% in October and November 0% on income. 9.68% on NIN. 18.74% in December 9.05% on income. 9.7% on NIN. 24.13% ...
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Working remotely from Germany into a foreign country

I am German citizen and got excited about remote positions. However, how does that work with German health insurance, German retirement plans and so on? Is there a possibility to still be employed in ...
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How risky is it financially to emigrate to a different country?

My situation: I am 31 years old. I live in the UK and have been a software developer for 5 years (but only 1 year in a really challenging, full stack position). I own a house. I have a fair amount of ...
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Impatriate Tax Regime

I will be moving to Luxembourg soon and just got to know about this tax regime for expatriates in Luxembourg. I think I am qualified for this regime because I will be getting a European Blue Card once ...
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Taxes when remote working for a Swiss company whilst living in the UK?

In the scenario where I'm living in the UK and working remotely for a Swiss company. Who should I pay income tax to? I would be declared self employed in the UK.
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Foreign Earned Income Exclusion when working for a US company remotely

I'm a US citizen who lives and works in California. I've been looking at a possibility of working remotely and living abroad. My understanding is that when it comes to state taxes, you pay income tax ...
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Is it legal to move to a different US state before moving out of the country to avoid paying state income tax abroad?

Today I've learned that Americans have to pay state income tax based on their last residency address, even if they relocate overseas. So let's say you know you will be moving from the US to another ...
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Move money out of the UK due to Brexit

I'm a non-British European living in the UK with about £50k in a UK bank account saving to buy a house in Europe. I have a bank account in another European country. With Brexit looming, does it make ...
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Got a work offer but asked for my first visa digits

I live in Lebanon and I made an account on Linkedin. I got a work offer from a company from Canada. They asked me questions about my education, marital status and if I have 12,000$ in my account to ...
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Working remotely and live in 6 countries annually - where will I pay my tax

Working as a software engineer for a French company and working fully remote. The contract is freelance so I am paid the full amount and required to file & pay taxes myself. I will be living in ...
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US Citizen married to EU citizen, working for UK company and remotely for US company - Taxes?

A bit confusing to word the question, but I am a US citizen with a 5-year visa allowing me to work and live in the UK full-time (family member visa - wife is EU citizen). I work remotely as an ...
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Unemployment eligibility for U.S. citizen working overseas for California based company

I received word I will be getting laid off at the end of the year. I currently work overseas for a California based company. I am a U.S. citizen and will be returning to CA (my home state) due to ...
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How would I need to prove to the IRS I paid foreign taxes if I take the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion?

I'm a US citizen (I have no other citizenships) who's been living in Ukraine for several years. I've passed the 330 days out of US test. I have a permanent Ukrainian residency permit, and I'm married ...
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Are US citizens required to have a US bank account to receive Social Security while living abroad?

My daughter and I are US citizens and we reside in Moscow, RF. My former wife and the mother of my daughter died recently. She was a US citizen and was living in the USA. Due to her mother's loss, my ...
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Is it possible to work in a country and pay taxes in another within the EU?

As an EU citizen and within the EU, is it possible to remotely work in one country and pay taxes in another? My particular case would be: Employed, registered and paying taxes in Ireland Living in ...
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Which countries taxes do I need to pay?

I have a question about paying business taxes after you move abroad. I currently own my own business as an online freelancer and work for an umbrella company who manage all my taxes. I'm going to move ...
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Working remotely in Portugal for a UK based company

I am new to contracting and would like some advice. My situation is: I am a UK citizen and my home is in the UK. I am working in London for a UK based company. I currently work full time as a ...
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American Living Abroad not working for a US company, what kind of taxes do I pay? [duplicate]

I am an US citizen living abroad, I understand that I need to pay taxes even abroad, but how do I pay taxes if I'm not working for a US company?
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May an international student on F1-Visa accept money (cash rewards) in return of contributions made online?

I am an international student currently studying on F1-student-visa in united states. There are many websites where I can contribute (for example, by adding questions/answers, writing articles etc.) ...
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Can I take personal loan in UK and send the proceeds to parents abroad?

I am an EU citizen and have been working many years in UK. I don't have any debts, but do possess a good credit score thanks to using a credit card all that time. My parents are thinking of buying a ...
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Australian - living overseas - freelancer, digital nomad - income tax

I am an Australian resident and just about to head off to travel Asia for the next year or two. I would like to become self-employed with an Australian ABN and work as a freelancer (digital nomad) ...
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Can I use foreign health insurance for US taxes?

I am a US citizen living abroad, and I have government-provided health insurance (that is, provided by the government of the country I live in). Does this qualify as health insurance for the purposes ...
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Are there any ways to open new credit while abroad?

background- I do have a mailing address and someone I trust to collect it. I have been outside of the US since 2009 and am unfamiliar with any changes in the banking rules since "The Financial Crisis"....
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Capital gains while living abroad?

Let's say I'm a U.S citizen and have money in a brokerage account at a U.S institution, but I have moved to Germany. Let's imagine that this money generates capital gains. Assuming that I have to pay ...
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What's the meaning of this benefit in my contract?

I'm new to this site. I'm not sure it's the right place to ask my question, at least there is a 'salary tag' here. I am invited to work abroad in a restaurant as a Sushi chef for two years. There's a ...
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Do I still need to file taxes with the Canadian government if I am working in the U.S. on a TN visa for a few years?

I'm a Canadian citizen working in the U.S. on a TN visa. My work visa is for 3 years and my wife and both parents are living in Canada. I fly back to Canada every 2 weeks, and my wife and I own a car ...
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Paying tax for freelance work while travelling

I'm currently employed full-time in Ireland in the software industry. I'm going travelling in South America in January and plan on doing some freelance work on the side. As tax in Ireland is taken ...
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Becoming self-employed alongside a full time job, working abroad in the UK

I am a foreigner working full-time in the UK and studying part time at Uni. I want to study full time. In my old country, I used to draw and fix computers to earn some extra money. What should I do ...
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Strategy for purchasing first property abroad

My partner and I have lived in the north of the UK for 1.5 years and are thinking of purchasing a property there. We would like to spend around £180k on the property. We have about £30k savings in the ...
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Can the UK student loan company stop a graduate from moving abroad?

I'm just worried about hearing that a lot of people move to avoid repayments. I do not intend to not pay back the loan. I want to move to join my bf and then get married. I always have wanted to move ...
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US - How much money can I send abroad, and how?

I am a Brazilian citizen and I am in the US with an L-1 (intra-company transfer employee) visa. My wife is British and a permanent resident of Brazil. I have remainings of a mortgage in Brazil. I ...
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I-9 address while living abroad

I am a US citizen and I currently live abroad. I will work for a US company by distance and I need to complete the I-9. I have my relative's mailing address that I currently receive my mail. Which ...
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PR Canadian working remotely to a US company

I am a Permanent Resident in Canada doing remote work for a company in the US. How would I get paid, and what are the required documents from me and from the company in the US so all can be legal? ...
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What range of fee should I expect to pay a provider, to convert 401k or 403b to IRA?

We now live overseas and are looking at converting 401k, 403b to IRA. US citizen, resident overseas for a long period. What range of fees would reputable providers charge for this service?
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Any differences between rolling 401(k) versus 403(b) to IRA while working abroad?

Are there any practical differences between rolling a 401(k) versus a 403(b) to IRA while working abroad? Ideally would like to get the same provider to deliver both these services.
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Joint or separate IRA from 401(k) and 403(b), for couple moved abroad

My spouse and I moved overseas. We are considering converting our 401(k) and 403(b) to self-directed IRAs. What would be the pros and cons of combining both, in 1 IRA, versus 2 individual IRAs?
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Who can I get to help me roll my 401(k) into an IRA when I live overseas?

When I lived in the US, I contributed for a number of years with my employer to the company 401(k). When I then moved abroad, I found it difficult to stay in touch with my 401(k). The toll-free ...
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Foreign Earned Income Exclusion - Service vs. Product?

I am traveling out of the country (US citizen) for a year and was made aware of the IRS's Foreign Earned Income Exclusion. I own an online business that sells digital publications and makes around ...
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US payroll / tax question for non US citizen/GC holder living abroad

History: i am an Australian & British dual citizen currently living in the US (NYC) I am have a G4 spousal visa with employment authorization [but could easily get a E3 if required]. I am ...
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Taxes for citizen of EU country #1 living in EU country #2 and working from home for non-EU country #3?

I'm an Italian citizen, looking to move to Czech Republic; I'm going to work from home for a Turkish company. Who do I pay taxes to, and what kind of taxes? Also, when do I start reporting what I ...
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Do Americans working overseas pay state taxes?

I've been reading some questions about Americans paying taxes to the US while living and working overseas. I've also been looking around at some linked websites, but I haven't seen anything regarding ...
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Do I have to pay taxes on income earned abroad?

I'll be making about $80,000 a year in a regular job in a company established in the U.K. I'm single with no dependents. Do I have to pay any taxes in the U.S for this income earned abroad?
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Colombian citizen working for a small US company from abroad

I'm a Colombian citizen working as a consultant for a small US Company. I'm working from abroad (Colombia). My questions are: What form does this US company need to fill out for taxes? Can I pay ...