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Tax Preparation - US, Canada and International - A Division of  Joseph C Smith Tax Consultants


Our specialty practice includes mobile professionals in healthcare, IT, engineering, nuclear, Canadian, international, foreign missionaries, and similar situations. With over 18 years experience, starting with travel nurse taxes, we understand the needs of the traveling "contingent" professional working in multiple tax jurisdictions. We represent clients before IRS, Canadian Revenue Agency, and state tax agencies in audits and controversy resolutions, and are available year round for advice and assistance.

We defend any audited return we prepare and pay penalties and interest if the error is ours.  (subject to terms)

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Requesting an extension after April 15th is not possible, but realize that it is not the end of the world. If you do not owe, there is no penalty, just file when you get the opportunity. You will get your full refund, with interest. If you do wind up owing, just realize that there will be an additional 5% penalty added to your tax bill.
Not the greatest thing in the world, but hopefully not too painful of a lesson for next year.


If you have already had your returns completed and e-filed, you can check the status of your federal refund on the IRS website.

JUST DISCOVERED US? WONDERING IF WE TAKE NEW CLIENTS? We always accept new clients! Download the workbook that applies to your from the W_O_R_K_B_O_O_K link in menu on the left.

Do you still need to file for other years also? You are not alone. The traveling life makes record keeping very difficult and the current record holder in our business goes back to the 1990's! We do not charge extra for back-filing. Give us a call and talk to us about how to get you caught up.

Get your FREE Receipt Envelope

It is printed with a list of every
receipt you should keep as a traveler.
Why? Because we love you!

Click on the envelope for the link.


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We have come across one possible resource for travelers. DrakeHealth may have what you need. Here you can find information about ACA, subsidy information, and calculators to help you decide which route is the best: compliance vs tax penalties. You can also start shopping for coverage from here.



More will be added after April 15th.

More information is located under the links under Learn About Taxes (upper right corner).

The Travelers Conference is organized and operated by fellow travelers who understand the needs of other travelers. As a non-profit, it has no affiliation with any travel nurse company in order to maintain complete independence.
TravelTax is there every year, teaching about tax issues as they pertain to travelers. It is fun for us to get to actually meet some of our clients! Click the logo for their site.



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