Tuesday, December 31

Paris, France

(RECORDING) US Tax Forum for Americans Living Abroad in France



Are you a US citizen living abroad in France? Do you have questions about your obligation to file US taxes?

 If yes, we invite you to donate to receive the recording of this past event.

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General Admission: $10 to receive the recording

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The (recording) event features a tax professional who is well-versed in the ins and outs of tax filing obligations for Americans living abroad in France. Our special guest speaker, Karen Negiar, is a retired Certified Public Accountant (CPA) specialising in US tax returns for US citizens living abroad in France. Karen will provide the basics of US tax compliance specific to overseas citizens in France.  Understand your options for using the foreign-earned income exclusion, learn about eligibility for tax credits, and find out how foreign investment income or pension funds can impact your US taxes.  

About our Speaker: Karen Neigar 

Karen Neigar is a dual US-French citizen who has lived in France for over 40 years. She has extensive experience in the financial industry, having worked for the Bank of New York in London and KPMG in Paris in accounting and auditing. She is a retired certified public accountant (CPA) and held an equivalent status in France as a "commissaire aux comptes." She has also worked for JP Morgan Paris as Vice President and head of the back office for money markets, securities, and derivatives. Additionally, she was a partner and manager with Arthur Andersen in Paris, specializing in accounting and auditing. Karen started her own business focused on US and French tax preparation and personal financial planning, which she ran for 14 years. She earned a bachelor's degree in international economics and finance from Georgetown University, a master's degree in wealth management from Ecole Supérieur de Commerce in Paris, and a second Master's Degree in International Wealth Management from AUREP (University of Clermont Ferrand).

The fine print:

  • No refunds are available.
  • We can't guarantee we will be able to answer all questions submitted before, during, or after the event, but we will try to answer as many questions as possible.

Disclaimer: Democrats Abroad France cannot provide individual tax advice. We are not tax lawyers, accountants or advisers. Please consult a professional tax adviser/accountant/return preparer when addressing your personal tax matters.

We recommend the IRS Tax Return Preparer Directory to find a service provider who meets your needs and budget, though buyers need always beware. Democrats Abroad France suggests Americans abroad in need of tax advice consult the IRS Tax Return Preparer Directory to find an advisor or tax return preparer near you or providing online services: https://irs.treasury.gov/rpo/rpo.jsf


Tuesday, December 31, 2024 at 07:00 PM Paris Time


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