Green Card Holders and #Americansabroad: “Residence”, “Long Term Residence” and the S. 877A “Exit Tax”

Originally posted on FATCA & CRS Training. Advice. Consultancy.:
Introduction (my own, not the author of the post, John Richardson). Phil Hodgen’s Expatriation Letter of the Week is based upon this concept: whether tax liability of a green-card holder depends upon residency only or whether it includes other factors to consider in order to protect…

Important Personal Security Planning for US Citizens, US Green Card Holders, and their Families Located in Sensitive Regions, Regarding #FATCA and IGA’s

Originally posted on Banc Centrale de l'astéroide B612:
This system will be fully functioning by spring of 2015. US persons should be fully informed of this procedure by that time. Follows is information about events which should be considered versus your personal safety. It is up to each individual to determine if he/she…

For Green Card Holders with #Offshore accounts relief may be on the way

And from the IRS Commissioner … Tax, Society & Culture: IRS to Unveil Compliance Program for U.S. Expats N… — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) June 4, 2014   On June 3, 2014 IRS Commissioner Koshinken in prepared remarks commented on matters of interest to U.S. citizens abroad including:

More on Green Card holders and adventures in #FBAR

Green card holders, U.S. citizenship and adventures in #FBAR — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) January 29, 2013 Amy Feldman has written a second article: “The Perils of Overseas Tax Disclosure: An Immigrant’s Story” It features more adventures in FBAR. It also raises the issue of the (possible) relationship between FBAR compliance and becoming a […]

US taxation of Green Card Holders who reside outside the US

US taxation of #greencard holders who reside outside the US is nothing more than taxing residents of other countries. — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) January 6, 2013 Comment on the taxation of Green Card holders who reside outside the U.S.:

In #FATCA and #FBAR world: “All roads lead to renunciation”, but “Not all roads lead to S. 877A Exit Tax litigation”

In #FATCA and #FBAR world: "All roads lead to renunciation", but "Not all roads lead to S. 877A Exit Tax litigation" — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) September 5, 2016 USCitizenAbroad says September 5, 2016 at 2:07 pm @Watcher There are at least seven possible reasons why there has not YET been a court challenge […]

The treatment of expatriates by the Government of the United States often defies explanation – or does it?

Excellent essay: "The treatment of expatriates by the Government of the United States often defies explanation." — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) July 21, 2016 The above tweet references a comment at the Isaac Brock Society which needs to be commemorated as a post. The treatment of expatriates by the Government of the United States […]

Exactly why does the US Government hate #Americansabroad so much? (Homelanders too)

The purpose of the USG is engage in the forcible destruction of US citizenship – A comment turned post! — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) July 4, 2016 Once upon at time, there appeared a comment that was so good that it deserved a post of its own (from Russell) … Good points that highlight, […]

Born abroad to US citizen parents in a #CookvTait world? Are you a US citizen or do have a right to US citizenship?

Introduction: Again, *Can the U.S. deem somebody to be a U.S. citizen or (in the FATCA, FBAR and CBT world) forcibly impose U.S.… — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) January 16, 2016 The above tweet references an earlier comment on this vitally important question. Is having the "right to U.S. citizenship the same thing as […]