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  1. FBAR Help!

    Ok, Thank you for your help.
  2. Hi Everyone, I'm doing my FBAR, I have 2 accounts at the same bank. One is savings and is over $10000, the other is a checking account which is not over $10000. Do I just report the savings account that is over $10000 or both of them? Thank you.
  3. When you do your tax return you now have the choice of leaving blank the question about health insurance. We chose to leave it blank. My wife has insurance but I do not. We did not have to pay the Obamacare penalty and we received our full refund. It's entirely up to you but I just wanted to let you know that you don't have to answer the health insurance question if you don't want to.
  4. FBAR & greencard

    If I were you I would just file FBAR. I would still leave your tax returns alone. If you only earned 40 cent interest then it would be rounded down to zero by the IRS. Schedule B can only be sent with the full 1040 form so if you did choose to amend you would have to fill in the full 1040 along with Schedule B. Again if I were you I would just file FBAR.
  5. I agree. I'd definitely go ahead and get your taxes for 2016 filed.
  6. You do not need to file a for 2016. You were not present in the US.
  7. FBAR & greencard

    Just report FBAR for 2016. As already mentioned leave your tax returns alone. FBAR is completely separate from your tax return and is just a report sent online direct to the Treasury.
  8. I believe you're thinking of FBAR which I'm aware of and have to file. That is reported to the Treasury directly and not part of your tax return. FBAR is for overseas accounts of more than $10000. FACTA is form 8938 which asks whether your overseas accounts exceeded $50000 if filing separately or $100000 filing jointly on the 31st of Dec. As they didn't, from my research it appears that we do not have to file it as we do not meet the reporting criteria.
  9. For 2015 we filed MFS. For 2016 we are filing MFJ, I received my greencard at the end of March 2016. I don't have health insurance but my wife does, would we only count from March onwards that I had no health insurance or the full 12 months?
  10. Is it correct that we do not have to fill in and file form 8938 as we are filing jointly and my total overseas assets are below $100 000?
  11. Thank you Maria. Have a great weekend.
  12. That sucks. I hope you manage to get it refunded.
  13. Was just looking online and saw this. It was posted yesterday. http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/politics-and-government/irs-no-longer-enforcing-obamacare-individual-mandate-report-says
  14. Hi Everyone. My wife and I preparing our tax return. I am the LPR spouse. I have a foreign bank account in the UK which I received interest of just under 780 dollars. Do we need to fill in Schedule B, 1099 INT, or both? Also do I put my name and social security number on these forms or my wife's or both? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
  15. You only have to book your medical. The Embassy will send you an appointment letter with your interview date once they have the results from your medical.