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2010 June 13 – Wright

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


“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)


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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