Passport revocation by the IRS: what you need to know 2

Passport revocation by the IRS: what you need to know
More than a year ago, Congress passed law HR 22, which resulted in IRC section 7345 “Revocation or denial of passport in case of certain tax delinquencies” This is a far-reaching law which covers all taxpayers owing more than $50,000 in back taxes. The intent of the taxpayer to leave the country is not a ...

The Difference Between Renouncing and Relinquishing Your US Citizenship?

The Difference Between Renouncing and Relinquishing Your US Citizenship?

What if I Surrender US citizenship and Don’t Get into Tax Compliance

What if I Surrender US citizenship and Don’t Get into Tax Compliance
This week’s question is a follow up question from James from the Netherlands – for his friend (of course ) . The question is: What if I just surrender U.S. citizenship without doing anything regarding my taxes? What if I Simply Don’t File Form 8854? By failing to file form 8854, one remains a US ...

How 2004 Made Renouncing Your US Citizenship More Difficult

How 2004 Made Renouncing Your US Citizenship More Difficult

How to Stop Being a US Resident and Taxpayer

How to Stop Being a US Resident and Taxpayer

Passports with Purpose 2015: Bringing Digital Reading to Kenya

Passports with Purpose 2015: Bringing Digital Reading to Kenya
It’s that time of year again, when the entire travel blogging community comes together for 10 days to promote the Passports with Purpose fundraiser. Created in 2008 as a way to give something back to the places we collectively travel, Passports with Purpose continues to grow in size and ambition each year. I’m very proud ...

MAP: Dual Citizenship Around the World

MAP: Dual Citizenship Around the World
Hi, I saw this interesting article at http://www.movehub.com/blog/dual-citizenship-around-the-world-map – please go there for a full version of this article Dual citizenship policies around the world We originally researched which countries has strict yes/no policies regarding dual citizenship, but like most other things in the world, it turned out to be more complicated than that. We broke ...

Le Treasury Department rend la vie plus facile aux détenteurs de comptes épargne retraite canadiens

Résumé: Le Treasury Department rends automatique l’élection de différer l’imposition des REER et FERR en vertu de l’article XVIII (7) de la Convention fiscale entre les Etats-Unis et le Canada.   Les « US persons » ne sont généralement pas soumis à l’impôt sur le revenu aux États-Unis sur les comptes de retraite individuels (“IRA”) jusqu’à ce ...

Rationale for a class action lawsuit by renunciants over user fee?

Hi, As many of you know, the Department of State has instituted a $450 user fee in 2010 charged to people who renounced US citizenship. More recently, they increased the fee to 2,350. As was to be expected, some discussion regarding the rationale of charging a use fee followed as well as speculation that the ...

Quatre types d’Américains à l’étranger (ma réponse)

Bonjour, Il ya quelques jours, j’ai lu l’article suivant de John Richardson When it comes to FATCA, there are four kinds of *Americans Abroad* … Il ya vraiment quatre types de personnes américaines imposables à l’étranger. Chacun d’eux a son propre ensemble de problèmes. … … They can be grouped as follows: File U.S. tax ...