As Trump and his billionaire cronies set about looting America, it may seem counter-intuitive to worry about paying your U.S. taxes.
In fact, you may not have to.
All over the world. These French union workers are protesting the end of the Wealth Tax, among other anti-labor measures.
Credit: Rebecca Martin
But it’s not as simple as that.
For one thing, you may want to collect social security. (Yes, social security is still protected—unlike hundreds of other programs that’ll be cut or eliminated entirely, thanks to the new tax bill.
So let’s take a look at how you, as an expat, can get what you’re due—and at your tax liabilities.
1) First, as an expat living overseas, do I have to pay U.S. taxes at all?
Yes, you do.