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U.S. Income Tax Assistance

While the U.S. Consulate cannot provide tax advice for U.S. taxpayers living overseas or recommend specific filing services, various resources are available for those seeking tax assistance. The IRS provides tax forms and instruction booklets, along with additional information, on its website at In particular, IRS Publication 54: Tax Guide for U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad and the Basic Tax Guide for Green Card Holders may be useful and relevant for those living outside of the United States. The State Department also provides information on taxes for overseas citizens and resident aliens at,,id=97324,00.html and It is the choice and responsibility of taxpayers to decide how they want to file their taxes. Options may include:

Electronic filing services, which allow you to file and pay online with the help of a tax preparer or by yourself. Popular tax preparers include H&R Block ( and Jackson Hewitt (, as well as popular tax preparation software like TurboTax (, allow you to file electronically. Details are available at

 Tax preparation specialists in Dubai:

  • Deloitte & Touche (+971-4-401-9601)
  • Nayef Abu Sakran (+971-50-564-0056)
  • Virginia La Torre Jeker (+971-4-885-8202)
  • ExpatUSTax (+971-55-880 6716)

American CPAs specializing in tax preparation for expatriates:

Internal Revenue Service Office, Paris, France

Phone:     +33 (01) 43 12 25 55
Fax:        +33 (01) 43 12 23 03
Hours:  Phone service: M-F, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm (Paris time)

International Customer Service Office, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Phone:    +1 215-516-2000 (not toll free)
Fax:        +1 215-516-2555
Hours:  Phone service: M-F, 6:00 am – 11:00 pm (EST)
Address: Internal Revenue Service, P.O. Box 920, Bensalem, PA 19020