Portal – Credit Card – PayPal – Tax Organizer für Americans
Please contact us, if you have questions about our toolbox.
Dr. Günther Grewe, WP RA StB CPA
+49 89 2351 3218 after 3pm CET from Germany
+1 914 816 1115
18. to 31. March 2023 via mobile phone:
+49 172 745 3796
Antje Klaunig, WP StB CPA
+49 89 6151 5973 after 3pm CET from Germany
+1 914 205 6002
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Werkzeugkiste My 1040 Data (Form 1040) und Steuerlicher Fragebogen (Form 1040NR)
The tax organizer My1040Data takes you step by step through a tax questionnaire for a complicated individual tax return (Form 1040). All information is password protected. Please let us know if you want to use this tool. We will populate the tool from your tax return of the prior year. If you are a new or prospective client, we will provide you with access upon request.
Nonresident aliens who received income from US sources also must determine whether they have a US tax obligation. The filing deadline for nonresident aliens can be April 15 or June 15, depending on sources of income. See Taxation of Nonresident Aliens on IRS.gov. To assist you with the information needed for the preparation of the tax return, we provide you with our tax questionnaire. The five-year travel history is recorded and is publicly available.
Other Tools in our Tool Box
Other tools in our toolbox are the IRS Services Guide, Direct Pay, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About International Individual Tax Matters, Tax Information for International Businesses, Withholding of Tax on Nonresident Aliens and Foreign Entities, US taxation of Employees of Foreign Government and International Organizations, the BSA E-Filing System for the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) and the Transcript Delivery System and last but not least the IRS2Go smartphone application.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides several self-service tax tools for individual taxpayers, businesses, and tax professionals with information formerly only accessible through tax preparers (intermediaries). One of these tools is the IRS Free File, which allows you to prepare and file your federal individual income tax return for free. The number of tools is expanding. Here are some of these tools:
|Interactive Tax Assistant tool||Find answers to your tax law questions|
|Get Transcript||Get a copy of your tax transcript online or by mail|
|Where is My Amended Return?||Track the status of your amended return|
|Where is My Refund?||Check the status of your refund online within 24 hours after we receive your e-filed return or 4 weeks after mailing your paper return|
|Direct Pay||Pay your tax bill directly from your checking or savings account or through the IRS2Go mobile app. Both are safe and secure.|
|Withholding Calculator||Estimate the amount that should be withheld from your paycheck for federal income tax purposes.|
|Employer Identification Number (EIN)||Get your EIN online without calling us or mailing or faxing a paper Form SS-4, Application for Employer Identification Number (EIN).|
Tax Organizers and Guides
Our Annual Tax Compliance Kit is a comprehensive package of resources to help practitioners comply with tax laws and effectively serve their clients. We have engagement letters, organizers, and checklists for individuals, partnerships, corporations, estates, trusts, gifts, exempt organizations, and employee benefit plans. Additionally, for clients, we offer valuable practice guides on topics such as nexus, quality control, state considerations for individuals and businesses, and the business use of vehicles.
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How Living, Working, or Investing Overseas Affects an Individual’s Tax Return Disclosures.
Pub 54 – Tax Guide for US Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad
Pub 514 – Foreign Tax Credit for Individuals
Pub 516 – US Government Civilian Employees Stationed Abroad
Form 673 – Claiming Exemption From Withholding on Foreign Earned Income
US Tax Treaties
Pub 901 – Tax Treaties
The Instructions to Form 1116 – The Foreign Tax Credit for Individuals
The Instructions to Form 2555 – The Foreign Earned Income Exclusion
Pub 4732 – Federal Tax Information for U.S. Taxpayers Living Abroad
Foreign Currency and Currency Exchange Rates
Form 8802 – Application for US Residency Certification
Instructions for Form 8854 – Initial and Annual Expatriation Statement
Tax Information for Members of the Military
Pub 3 – Armed Forces’ Tax Guide
Guide to Tax Cuts & Jobs Act
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
Instructions for Form 8938 – Statement of Specified Foreign Financial Assets
Comparison of Form 8938 and FBAR Requirements
Form 1042, Annual Withholding Tax Return for US Source Income of Foreign Persons
Form 3520, Annual Return to Report Transactions with Foreign Trusts and Receipt of Certain Foreign Gifts
Form 3520-A, Annual Information Return of Foreign Trust with a US Owner
Form 5471, Information Return of US Persons With Respect To Certain Foreign Corporations
Form 5472, Information Return of a 25% Foreign-Owned US Corporation or a Foreign Corporation Engaged in a US Trade