AXA Bank Cuts Ties to American Persons

Send your testimonials on any difficulties you may have encountered with banks due to being an American person to the American Citizens Abroad website’s secure portal. These accounts are essential for raising awareness about this issue in conversations and hearings with our elected officials.

IRS vs expats

AXA Bank, a leading French bank, has officially announced that it is stopping all banking relationships with American citizens.  Expensive compliance costs caused by FATCA are cited as the reason. There is a procedure to appeal to the Banque de France, which states that “all individuals resident in France have the right to open a bank account”.

Send your testimonials on any difficulties you may have encountered with banks due to being an American person to the American Citizens Abroad website’s secure portal.  These accounts are essential for raising awareness about this issue in conversations and hearings with our elected officials.

Another way you can help is by responding to journalists who are increasingly interested in hearing stories of average citizens living abroad who are being affected:

Associated Press’ Adam Geller
National Writer
The Associated Press
450 W. 33rd Street
New York, N.Y. 10001
T: 212-621-6919
ageller@ap.or

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