Do I Still Have to File Tax Returns as an Expat?

Do I Still Have to File Tax Returns as an Expat?

I expected a lot of new experiences in my life when I moved from the U.S. to Mexico in 2018. I looked forward to meeting new people, discovering a new culture, and learning a new language. As a former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) attorney, however, one thing I didn’t anticipate was the number of U.S. expats I would meet who neglected to file their U.S. tax return.

Guatemala Beaches: In Search of Better Beaches on Guatemala’s Trio of Lakes

Guatemala Beaches: In Search of Better Beaches on Guatemala’s Trio of Lakes

The beaches in the Central American country of Guatemala are not as well known for their beauty as those of its neighbors. Its Pacific coast is rugged, with a definite rustic charm, but lacks infrastructure. On the other side of the country, Guatemala’s small frontage on the Caribbean Sea is treasured as...