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Q: Will I have to pay taxes on any gambling winnings earned in other countries (UK), if I bring the money back to the US?

The UK does not tax gambling winnings from casinos, but the U.S does. If I win money at a British Casino, and I bring that money back to the State (I am a U.S resident that has a Visa to stay in the UK), would I need to pay any taxes on such income that I earn? If so, would I need to ask the UK... View More

Kunal Patel
Kunal Patel
answered on Oct 28, 2016

If you are either a US citizen or permanent resident, or meet the substantial presence test, you are required to report worldwide income. You'll have to pay taxes in the US on that income, but you can deduct any gambling losses against your gambling income. I would suggest getting all the... View More

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