US taxes in Spain: file quickly and easily with Taxes for Expats

You know the feeling? You’re enjoying another beautiful spring here in Spain, happy to be living abroad… But then, around the month of March, you start to have

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I’m Outta Here! An American’s Ultimate Visa Guide to Living in Europe

Hey y’all. It’s election year, again. Good time to mention that my friend Cepee has a new ebook about living in Europe, and if (like many) you’re thinking

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Buying a flat in Spain – a sort-of guide for expats and others

Morena and I recently became homeowners. How? you ask. Well, Barcelona’s not cheap, but I guess we did it the normal way: by paying a huge down payment

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Renouncing US Citizenship Might Get Cheaper

Here’s a little news item that caught my eye this week. Apparently, a group of concerned US citizens abroad is brining a lawsuit against the government, because of

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Sobriety, salespeople, and Introvert Hell in Dublin, Ireland

All day the payroll salespeople have been arriving. Both payroll people and their partners are greeted enthusiastically when they reach the hotel, then whisked off into a conference

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Digital Nomad Visa – will Spain become a playground for the wealthy laptop class?

Spain’s new Digital Nomad Visa is the talk of the town. Or at least the talk of all the Facebook groups for expats from outside the European Union.

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Visiting the USA (after 17 years of living abroad)

Well, there’s no avoiding it. I’ve spent years – decades, almost – making excuses. But it’s time for me to visit the US. When I first came to

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How to integrate into Spanish culture (or not) – a sort-of guide

A couple of days ago, I went to the police station. Actually, it was a special occasion: I was picking up my new residence permit. Yes, I’m officially

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Do you have to renounce your US citizenship to get Spanish nationality?

Hey y’all… Today I’d like to get legal. Let’s talk about one of those huge myths around getting Spanish nationality. This article is mostly applicable to people from

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Fitness Report 2021 – Kettlebells Barcelona, HIIT training and rucking

On the first day of 2021, I was down at the beach contemplating. I’m always trying to make this year a bit better than the last – but, of

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