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2014 Mar 8 – Hjelmgaard

Kim Hjelmgaard
Americans abroad find citizenship too taxing to keep
USA Today (8 Mar 2014)


Two extraterritorial US persons in Switzerland tell their stories. One has already renounced, and the other is considering that action. US citizenship renunciation totaled 3000 in 2013, a 221% rise from the preceding year. Two tax professionals describe the difficulties and costs of filing. “A poll conducted by the de Vere Group, a financial consultancy, late last year revealed that 68% of American expatriates have considered giving up their U.S. citizenship as a result of FATCA.”

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8 March 2014 at 6:00 am

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