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An expat, who has lived in Bydgoszcz, Poland for 10 years, has really enjoyed watching the area develop. He finds the language and driving conditions a challenge.
Using the Foreign Housing Exclusion you can deduct the equivalent of foreign rents, utility bills (apart from telephone and cable), furniture rental, repairs, parking and more. There is a ceiling to the amount you can deduct and this ceiling is directly tied to the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion amount each year. For 2013, the maximum you can deduct is $29,280. However, if you live in a city with a higher cost of living, that amount can increase. (Read Full Tip)
Read what it's like to move to Los Angeles and live as an expat in one of the most famous cities in the world. Expats in Los Angeles enjoy a diverse city in a warm and sunny climate, where differences are celebrated as much as anywhere else in America. (Read Article)
An expat in Budapest enjoys the lower cost of living, but the bureaucracy and local laws frustrated. Her biggest shock was that the US Embassy didn't really care about expats.
An expat parent's experiences with Mutiara International Grammar School in Ampang, Malaysia - from extracurriculars to facilities, parent organizations to pros and cons of attending Mutiara International Grammar School. (Read Report)