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Does Turbo Tax work for expatriate tax returns (federal and state)? Moved to Germany in August 2017 and have been paying German income tax.

I have called the IRS and they recommend taking the credit for paying foreign income, form 1116. They were not sure about the dual taxation treaties.
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Does Turbo Tax work for expatriate tax returns (federal and state)? Moved to Germany in August 2017 and have been paying German income tax.

Yes, TurboTax will prepare  U.S. or state returns for its  expats. 

The following posts have some overlap but together they cover how to report foreign income, exclude foreign income from U.S. tax and how to get credit for foreign taxes you paid.

Here is how to report foreign income:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/3290703

How to exclude some of your foreign income from U.S. and state tax:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/3301984

How to get credit for foreign taxes you paid:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/3302405


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Does Turbo Tax work for expatriate tax returns (federal and state)? Moved to Germany in August 2017 and have been paying German income tax.

Yes, TurboTax will prepare  U.S. or state returns for its  expats. 

The following posts have some overlap but together they cover how to report foreign income, exclude foreign income from U.S. tax and how to get credit for foreign taxes you paid.

Here is how to report foreign income:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/3290703

How to exclude some of your foreign income from U.S. and state tax:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/3301984

How to get credit for foreign taxes you paid:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/3302405


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