Ways to Check the Status of Your Tax Refund

You can start checking on your refund 24 hours after e-filing or 4 weeks after you have mailed your return. Your refund status is available on https://www.irs.gov/refunds. You will need to provide your social security number or ITIN, filling status and exact refund amount when checking the refund status. All the data you need are [...]

Living abroad? Mail your individual tax returns to the right place. Regular and Private Delivery Service Mailing Addresses

With all the current technology, many U.S. taxpayers are allowed to electronically file their tax returns and pay taxes online... even while living overseas. At American Pacific Tax, we use secure channels and encryption software to help our clients manager their tax information securely so they can electronically file their tax returns. However, certain taxpayers may [...]

Hawaii as an Investment: Houses, Stocks, Taxes

We would like to invite you to our joint event where we will discuss the options and opportunities and taxes for investing in Hawaii (USA). 1.    Historical, current and future outlook of the Hawaii economy and real estate market. 2.    Honolulu physical real estate investment options 3.    Hawaii stocks and bonds compare with their [...]

Year-end tax planning and investment strategies presentation December 8th

Happy Thanksgiving and happy holidays! Now that the US elections are almost a month behind us, now is a good time to start planning for 2017. With the interest in our last presentation, we’re holding another joint presentation on Thursday December 8th to share: Continue reading “Year-end tax planning and investment strategies presentation December 8th” [...]

Sign Up for IRS Summertime Tax Tips

Beginning July 1, the IRS will begin offering its Summertime Tax Tips series, which includes useful information including: Phone Scams What to do if you receive an IRS notice Check your withholding Back-to-school – Education credit reminders Identity theft Moving expenses For more information, visit: https://www.irs.gov/uac/newsroom/sign-up-for-irs-summertime-tax-tips-2016

Questions about your U.S. tax returns for 2015 and 2016?

If you have filed your tax return for 2015, great job and we have included some useful tax tips to help planning for 2016.  https://www.irs.gov/uac/start-planning-now-for-next-years-taxes Here are some important tax deadlines to be aware of for the upcoming year. September 15, 2016 3rdQuarter Estimated Tax Payments for 2016 October 17, 2016 Extended 2015 US tax [...]

US Taxpayers – Protect Yourself From These Tax Scams

The Internal Revenue Service has recently created a list of the top “Dirty Dozen” tax scams for 2015. Common scams have included threatening phone calls and email phishing (stealing personal information or personal identity). The illegal scams can lead to potentially significant penalties and interest for taxpayers, as well as possible criminal prosecution for perpetrators. [...]

Why should I keep records for my US taxes?

Good organization and recordkeeping is very important when tax deadlines approach in April (June for those living overseas). Good recordkeeping will help you with the following: –        Prepare accurate income tax returns –        Ensures you will provide all necessary information to you CPA –        Keep track of valuable deductible expenses –        Give you peace of [...]

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