US Tax Return

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US Tax Return

Postby bluefrog » 02 Feb 2012, 08:42

Has anyone with an ARC used TurboTax to file their US taxes? We are paid a Taiwan salary, but have investments/rental property in the US. Also, any recommendations on a tax preparer here in Taipei for both US & Taiwan tax returns?
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Re: US Tax Return

Postby Chris » 02 Feb 2012, 09:33

I use Turbo Tax. However, I've never filed from Taiwan; I've always done it during my annual visit to the US.
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Re: US Tax Return

Postby bluefrog » 02 Feb 2012, 18:02

So, should not be a problem. I realize we have to send a hard-copy being a resident here, but other than that, easy?
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Re: US Tax Return

Postby Chris » 02 Feb 2012, 19:44

bluefrog wrote:So, should not be a problem. I realize we have to send a hard-copy being a resident here, but other than that, easy?

Easy. :thumbsup:
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Re: US Tax Return

Postby Indiana » 02 Feb 2012, 19:47

I've been using it for a couple of years now. Easy peasy. :)
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Re: US Tax Return

Postby saddletramp » 03 Feb 2012, 05:24

What do send in for documentation for amount earned, if you are not getting W-2 or 1099 forms?
I have been here 10 years, but is the first time that I am not being paid by an American co.
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Re: US Tax Return

Postby CraigTPE » 03 Feb 2012, 05:55

saddletramp wrote:What do send in for documentation for amount earned, if you are not getting W-2 or 1099 forms?
I have been here 10 years, but is the first time that I am not being paid by an American co.

I send a copy of the income statement provided by the Taiwanese employer.
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Re: US Tax Return

Postby saddletramp » 03 Feb 2012, 06:58

Thanks Craig
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Re: US Tax Return

Postby bluefrog » 04 Feb 2012, 10:15

Thanks all for your responses. Will probably give it a whirl. If I get stuck, any recommendations for a US tax preparer in Taipei?
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Re: US Tax Return

Postby female » 14 Feb 2012, 23:30

Can you pay backtaxes with turbo tax?
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