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An American woman who lived in Singapore for about 7 months loved the people, the lifestyle, the safety and the fresh, wholesome food. Her biggest challenges were the heat, the humidity and the lack of air conditioning.
US expats can deduct $97,600 of foreign income from their 2013 US tax return with the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion if they qualify as an official expat. (This amount jumps to $99,200 in 2014.) To qualify as a US expat, you must pass one of two determining residency tests: The Physical Presence test (PPT) or the Bona Fide Residence test (BFR). With the PPT, you must be outside the US for 330 of any 365-day period and earn foreign income. (Read Full Tip)
Find out what it's like to move as an American expat to Zambia from Germany. That makes for a lot of different cultural dynamics... see how this expat makes it work!
An expat parent's experiences with Garden International School, Eastern Seaboard, Ban Chang in Ban Chang, Rayong, Thailand, Thailand - from extracurriculars to facilities, parent organizations to pros and cons of attending Garden International School, Eastern Seaboard, Ban Chang. (Read Report)