Yes you can get an AAA (American Automobile Association) International Driving Permit FROM ANYWHERE, including here in Indonesia. It’s simple, costs $20 + postage, and is valid for one year. You do need a valid state driving license for this. Get it here!
At the Consular Town Hall meeting June 17, 2016 in Sanur, Bali, the Manila Social Security office head, Darrin Morgan, gave a presentation to 75 Americans on Social Security benefits. Some of hte major points covered included: get info from the ssa.gov website about all aspects of Social Security. It should be your first stop. if you […]
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The article below is excerpted from one by Taxes for Expats, an affiliated company that has a lot of useful information about the Indonesian (and American) tax system and it’s impact on you. They offer consultation and tax preparation services and have a good reputation. If you use their service, we would like to hear about your […]
Below is an article about US income tax issues for Americans living abroad. It is an important issue that many of us are not only concerned about but have to deal with regularly. This article was supplied by TaxesForExpats, an outfit that has a good reputation from all we’ve seen and heard. We have agreed to […]
[Below is a summary of how the ACA (Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare) affects those of us living abroad (emphasis added by me). Our thanks go out to Democrats Abroad for preparing this. Note that if you are inside the US more than parts of about 35 days/year, you MIGHT be subject to the penalty […]