A regular listing of events taking place around the world for American expatriates.
Feb 23: Papa C’s Country Review (country music), nr London
Feb 26: The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong - 'U.S. tax and related estate planning for American expatriates in Hong Kong'
This AmCham Hong Kong event, which has been rescheduled from Nov 29, will address the financial issues faced by Americans living abroad, and will feature presentations by Jessica Cutrera from The Capital Co., Ishali Patel from Buzzacott Expatriate Tax Services, and Davis Lusk from Lusk Moore Group Ltd.
More information may be found at the AmCham Hong Kong website.
Feb 27: Atlas Wealth Management webinar – ‘Top 10 problems Australian expats in the U.S. face with U.S. tax’
Atlas Wealth Management, which specializes in looking after Australian expats around the world from its base in Australia, is hosting a free tax webinar for Australian expats living in the U.S. on Feb 27. The webinar will feature an interview with Glenn Hines from Australia America Tax Services, a Carmel, Indiana-based tax specialist who is himself a dual citizen and who frequently works with Atlas Wealth Management on behalf of its clients.
The webinar will begin at 7:30pm Eastern Standard Time, 6:30pm Central Time, and 4:40pm on the West Coast. To register, click here.
The webinar will be recorded and posted on Atlas Wealth's YouTube and Podcast channel.
March - April: American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong's 50th anniversary celebrations
The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong will be celebrating its fiftieth anniversary during the months March and April with a series of events, for which it has been offering sponsorship to the American expat business community. Among the activities are an exhibition, ath the Exchange Square Rotunda, March 18-22, with a “50 Years Past/50 Years Future Syposium” scheduled for March 20; an invitation-only cocktail event with Hong Kong government officials, March 22; an “Editorial Featuring Session”, consisting of company stories and CEO interviews; and finally, a Motown-themed 50th anniversary ball, at the recently-opened Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel, on April 27th. Information on these events may be found on the AmCham Hong Kong's website, at www.amcham.org.hk/events.
March 7: Association of Americans Resident Overseas and the American Association of Wine Economists - FBAR workshop
(This event is now full, but anotheer FBAR workshop is scheduled for March 21, see below.)
March 13: Association of Americans Resident Overseas - Tax 101 seminar, Paris
The AARO's Tax 101 seminars are designed to help recently-arrived American expats who are new to the world of filing their U.S. tax returns from abroad, and for those with uncomplicated tax situations. This particular event will address certain changes in the U.S. tax regime introduced in 2017, which will affect 2018 tax returns. Although the event will take place in Paris, AARO members around the world may access it via a video. The event will last around two hours, beginning at 6:30pm; AARO members pay €20; non-members and all non-reserved, pay-at-the-door attendees will be charged €30.For more information and to register, go to: https://aaro.org/events/upcoming-events/event/164-tax-101-seminar
March 21: Association of Americans Resident Overseas and the American Association of Wine Economists - free FBAR Workshop
The AARO and AAWE FBAR Workshop will take place at the AAWE's offices on avenue de New York in Paris, beginning at 2:30pm, and run until around 5pm. The event will address one of the more onerous tasks for Americans who live abroad: The annual filing of their Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR), also known as Fincen 114. Every U.S. citizen and U.S. Green Card holder is required to report, via these FBARs, to the IRS on those accounts they hold outside the United States if the total amount they hold in all of their accounts is more than US$10,000. Bi-lingual volunteers familiar with FBAR filing will be on hand during the event to present to help those attending with their FBARs, although they are not tax experts and therefore cannot give legal advice nor respond to complex tax questions.
April 1: American in Britain Magazine - Free American Finance and Networking Event for Americans in the UK
The latest in a series of finance-focused networking events, this will take place from 12pm to 3pm at the Smith & Wollensky restaurant in the Adelphi Building at 1 - 11 John Adam Street in London. The featured speakers will be Roland Sabates, founder of American Tax Partners, and managing member of Expat Legal Services Group; and Daniel Freedman, managing director of London & Capital. Topics will include basic cross-border tax filing requirements and planning opportunities; an overview of pension and retirement savings options; guidelines for managing international investments in a tax-efficient manner, etc.
The event's sponsors in addition to American in Britain include American Tax Partners, Charities Aid Foundation, London & Capital, and Mackrell Turner Garrett.
To view a story about a previous talk in this series, click here.
April 30: American Citizens Abroad Town Hall Evening, Geneva
Details to be announced.
- FBAR filing season officially open for U.S. expats (including duchesses)
- ACA issues detailed explanation of 'Tax Fairness' legislation
- 'Four U.S. banks to to cut London-EU commuting support for staff post-Brexit': Report
- American Citizens Abroad holds 'Town Hall meeting' for London expats
- American Citizens Abroad calls on House committee to end worldwide taxation of U.S. expats