From Expat to Entrepreneur to EA
My EA Journey

From Expat to Entrepreneur to EA

I did not know it at the time, but my enrolled agent (EA) journey began in 2002 when my wife, Carrie, and I moved from the United States to Barcelona to pursue our Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees. When we graduated in 2004, we... David McKeegan, EA

Do No Harm
Expert Notes

Do No Harm

As someone who has been in the tax game for over 40 years and exclusively in the world of international tax for the last 18 years, my company has flourished and prospered on the mistakes of others. In 2013, when I... Mary Beth Lougen, EA, USTCP

Anti-Money Laundering: A Primer
Feature Article

Anti-Money Laundering: A Primer

The Problem Despite the prevalence of credit and debit cards, Cash App, and Venmo, cash still is, in many circles, king (or queen). As of November 11, 2020, there was US$2.01 trillion in circulation.Ellie Nava-Jones, EA

Feature Article

Preparing an Accurate FBAR: Ten Common Mistakes

The failure to file an accurate and complete Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) 114, (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR)) can result in serious penalties and consequences for a taxpayer. Unfortunately, the FBAR is one of those deceptively simple forms that does not appear to be complex due to the limited number of entries required. However, those unfamiliar with the form are prone to mistakes, as detailed rules ex... Randall Brody, EA