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2010 June 13 – Wright

 
Ben Wright
Toxic citizens? Banks are cutting American expatriates adrift
Wall Street Journal (13 June 2010)

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704002104575290451594973266.html

“American expatriates are fast becoming the world’s financial refugees. Onerous legislation from the U.S. government is making it too difficult — and too expensive — for banks to service U.S. citizens that live abroad. … An increasing number are taking the most drastic step and renouncing their citizenship.”
 

Written by usxcanada

13 June 2010 at 6:00 am

2010 June 11 – Christianson

 
David Christianson
IRS tightens grip on snowbirds, ex-pats in Canada
Winnipeg Free Press (11 June 2010)

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/business/irs-tightens-grip-on-snowbirds–ex-pats-in-canada-96125354.html

Christianson outlines the implications of FATCA, and cites a case of a person at the US border who was questioned about tax compliance.
 

Written by usxcanada

11 June 2010 at 6:00 am

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