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Who are we and where are we located?
www.ExpatriateTaxFiling.com is owned by Zapata & Associates a tax services firm who opened in 2001 to provided tax preparation services for US citizens working or living overseas.
We are located in Houston, Texas and enjoy the infrastructure and resources of the fourth largest city in the US.
Our address is:
Zapata & Associates
9600 Long Point Rd Ste 225
Houston, TX 77055
Is www.ExpatriateTaxFiling.com open all year?
Yes we are open all year for any consultation.
How do I start and what is the preparation process?
Contact us by sending us a message on the welcome page of our website with a brief description of your situation. After we receive your message we will contact you and send you the following:
1.- A Questionner
2.- Our Service Agreement
3.- List of documents you will need to provide us to prepare your tax return.
How do I receive my tax return?
You can print your return from our website portal exchange or we can send it by e-mail as pdf file attachment . We do not mail paper copy of returns overseas (If you want a paper copy, we will charge the Fed Ex or UPS fee which is usually around $100.00 dollars.)
Do I have to sign and mail my return to the IRS?
No, we e-file all returns. No office visit is necessary, we will send you form 8879 for you to sign and send it back to us giving permission to send your return electronically.
What if I have to pay the IRS?
We e-file all returns even if you have a balance due on your return. We will e-mail you instructions on how you can pay your balance by phone or on line at the IRS website.
Do you prepare prior year tax returns?
Yes, we have all the software to prepare all prior year tax returns and help you get up to date with the IRS.