How to Survive an IRS (Child Tax Credit) Audit in Israel

Since 2001, US citizens living abroad have been able to file for the legendary “additional child tax credit” (ACTC) of up to $1,000 for each child under the age of 17. If aUS citizen living in Israel has an Israeli salary and the combined salary of both spouses is less than $110,000, the Israeli tax paid on the salary is credited against the US tax due. Assuming no other income, the Israeli tax credit will usually eliminate the US tax … Continued

Guide to the Process of UK Passport Applications / Renewals (“UK in France”) and Certified Translations of Documents

Guide to the Process of UK Passport Applications/Renewals (“UK in France”) and Certified Translations of Documents   Changing Times for the UK Passport Service The UK passport service is changing. In 2007, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office produced passports for British nationals overseas in over 90 embassies, High Commissions and Consulates around the world. This service was costing over £8 million. As a result, 7 regional passport processing centers were created – in Paris, Dusseldorf, Hong  Kong, Madrid, Pretoria, Washington, Wellington … Continued