Americans Helping Americans Abroad


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  • It's So Difficult to Save for Retirement

    AARO Advocacy Survey

    AARO conducted a survey in October/November, 2020 to aid us in our advocacy efforts. The results of the survey have been very informative and give us fuller insights into your issues.

    The tenth article, “It's So Difficult to Save for Retirement” has been posted.

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  • AARO President William Jordan Guest Speaker at Adrian Leeds Group Après-midi, May 11, 2021

    AARO President William Jordan spoke at a two-hour session on Zoom, entitled "Overseas Americans Are Citizens, Too: Why Changing Washington's Opinion of Overseas Americans Matters," welcomed over 130 viewers from around the world.

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  • A sampling of the words survey participants used in describing their experiences with the extraterritorial application of U.S. taxation and banking polices.

    SEAT Publishes Survey Report

    From late October until mid-December 2020, Stop Extraterritorial American Taxation (SEAT) carried out a study to better understand the effects of the extraterritorial application of U.S. taxation and banking policies on persons living overseas.

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  • End CBT! New Talking Points Document

    AARO has prepared a set of talking points to support ongoing discussions to end the citizen-based taxation system in the U.S. and move to an alternate method. Links to supporting documentation are included with the talking points.

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  • New Taxpayer Advocate Recommendations

    The National Taxpayer Advocate has released its annual report to Congress proposing legislative recommendations to resolve taxpayer problems.

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    Online Social Security Account

    The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides online accounts for people to access their account information, but overseas Americans have been unable set up these accounts from outside the U.S. There may be a way for you to do this.

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    Calling All Writers, Send Us Your Content!

    AARO is always on the lookout for articles which would be interesting to our members. If you have an article or a suggestion to pitch, please contact us.

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  • I don’t have a home in the United States anymore; where should I register to vote?
  • What is the estimated number of Americans living abroad?

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Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

 Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)AARO urges all Americans overseas who have not already done so to create an account and enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) in order to receive updated travel and other security information, particularly during the COVID-19 crisis. AARO's understanding is that the information contained in the enrollment is NOT shared with the IRS or other USG agencies.

Enroll here: https://step.state.gov

Accessing Financial Services as an American Expat, Paul Atkinson

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AARO Member Benefits

In addition to its core activity of advocacy on behalf of the almost 9 million Americans living and working abroad, AARO offers benefits to members that can make their life abroad easier and more interesting!

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Americans Abroad Caucus

The Caucus groups legislators who understand and care about their overseas constituents. AARO is proud to work with these Members of Congress.
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