U.S. Tax International
Tax and Accounting Services Company based in San Jose, Costa Rica
U.S. Tax International, based in San Jose Costa Rica, specializes in helping U.S. Citizens living overseas comply with their IRS filing obligations. At U.S. Tax International, we will help you file your annual Form 1040, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR), Information Return of U.S. Persons With Respect to Certain Foreign Corporations Form 5471, and Statement of Foreign Financial Assets Form 8938.
We will help you determine whether you are eligible for the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion on Form 2555, the Foreign Tax Credit on Form 1116, or the Earned Income Tax Credit. We will work to make sure you have the lowest tax possible and comply with all your legal obligations.
Foreign Earned Income Exclusion
Shield your income from US tax
If you live and work overseas, you may be able to exclude up to $107,600.00 if your income from US Taxation for 2020. Find out if you qualify.
Working in a Foreign Country
Learn about the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion, the Foreign Tax Credit, and the various tax provisions that apply to U.S. citizens living abroad .
Banking & Ivestments
FBAR? FATCA? There are many confusing I.R.S. requirements for U.S. citizens who invest overseas. Learn about your obligations here.
Starting a Business Overseas
The entrepreneur doing business outside of the U.S. must be aware of the many different tax implications. Discover some of the most important tax provisions and requirements.
Why Be Bothered or Compliant
Why not forget about filing with the IRS? I will never return to the U.S.
What we Do
Individual & Corporates Accounting Services
Individual & Corporate Taxes
Our firm has more than twenty years of experience preparing and filing US Income Tax Returns for individuals, corporations, and partnerships.
If you’re self employed or have your own business, you need to make sure you’re keeping your books in order. Our firm can take care of your monthly accounting, including payroll services.
Foreign Information Reporting
US citizens and businesses with assets abroad often have to complete forms 5471, 114, 8938, or 3520. We’ve helped thousands of clients with similar filings and we can help you too.
Latest Tax Information & News
In Farhy v. Commissioner, 160 T.C. No. 6, the Tax Court held that the IRS did not have statutory authority to assess penalties for failure to file Form 5471.
A crucial consideration for any US citizen who earns an income is whether they should be considered an employee or an independent contractor. The people who hire you will often want to classify you as an independent contractor. This allows them to save on employment...
It has become increasingly difficult for U.S. citizens to open bank accounts overseas. The reason is that the IRS has started to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA for short. FATCA was passed in 2010 in an attempt to prevent overseas tax...
Many United States expatriates find love when they travel abroad. It's not uncommon for an American to come to Costa Rica and come to marry a young Tico or Tica. However, a U.S. citizen needs to consider certain tax consequences when marrying a non-citizen. U.S....
Having an accounting firm that is perfectly comfortable with U.S. and Costa Rican accounting practices and understands the financial/accounting concerns of U.S. Citizens living abroad cannot be overstated.
For clients located in Costa Rica, U.S. Tax International is conveniently located in Rohrmoser, just a few blocks north of the United States Embassy. We can be reached at the phone numbers below or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.