Attn: Former U.S. Citizens: Are you STILL or have you EVER BEEN a U.S. "Tax Citizen"?

Attn: Former U.S. Citizens: Are you STILL or have you EVER BEEN a U.S. “Tax Citizen”? http://t.co/IsmbLzUjQL — Citizenship Lawyer (@ExpatriationLaw) March 4, 2015 Synopsis: This is a long post. In fact, it is too long for the average reader. Therefore, I wish to summarize the purpose and possible (but not certain conclusion) of the […]

The United States of America – One country two citizenships – Introducing the "Tax Citizen"

Dual Citizenship – American style – All Americans are both “Citizens” and “Tax Citizens” One Country – Two Citizenships First Citizenship – Citizenship for Nationality Purposes Americans have always been proud of their U.S. citizenship. Most U.S. citizens regard their U.S. citizenship as the most valuable thing they have. Most Americans will fight for their […]

July 5/22: An Opportunity To Educate Resident Americans About The Horrors Of Citizenship Tax

Updated July 5, 2022 … Great discussion with Bob Paxton and Bob Scarborough: Why #Americansabroad and @USVotersAbroad should be supporting the #FairTax and @FairTaxOfficial. Join @FairTaxAbroad! https://t.co/dvL1GfzynK — John Richardson – lawyer for "U.S. persons" abroad (@ExpatriationLaw) July 6, 2022 An Opportunity To Educate Resident Americans About The Horrors Of US Citizenship Tax .@USVotersAbroad: An […]

H.R. 5800 – To establish a commission to study how Federal laws and policies (except US Citizenship Taxation) affect United States citizens living in foreign countries

The Readers Digest Version Yes, this post is a bit long. If you don’t want to read it, here is the “Readers Digest” version in the form of a tweet: H.R. 5800 (establishment of a commission to study the issues of Americans does NOT prioritize (or even recognize) US @citizenshiptax as the problem. This problem […]

US Citizenship Was A Problem For Boris Johnson Before He Even Knew About The Tax Issues

I recently was alerted to this article written by Boris Johnson in 2006. Most people are aware of the tax problems. Fewer are aware of the problems of travel as a US citizen. US citizenship was a problem for Boris Johnson even before he discovered the tax issues! Very interesting article written by Mr. Johnson […]

The Story of US Citizenship Taxation and FATCA: Documenting The Issues

Documenting the Struggle for Residence Based Taxation https://t.co/FRiZV02Qhj via @SEATNow_org — John Richardson – lawyer for "U.S. persons" abroad (@ExpatriationLaw) March 31, 2022 Few US residents are aware of US citizenship-based taxation and FATCA. Legislative change will be aided by educating US residents and politicians about US citizenship-based taxation, FATCA and how they interact. Citizenship-based […]

The Road To Tax Reform For Americans Abroad: Part 2 – Citizenship Taxation And The Seven Deadly Sins

Introduction Life is full of rude awakenings. More and more people are experiencing their OMG moment … The Twin Horrors Of FATCA And Taxation Based Citizenship as described by @Amy_From_Sydney https://t.co/SHxNUp37WR via @YouTube — John Richardson – lawyer for "U.S. persons" abroad (@ExpatriationLaw) February 20, 2022 This is Part 2 of the series. In Part […]

John Richardson Interview With Danielle Smith About FATCA and @Citizenshiptax

Richardson, to Canadian radio talk show hostess Danielle Smith: U.S. FATCA info requirements ‘incredibly intrusive’ https://t.co/93RAxrWfub — John Richardson – lawyer for "U.S. persons" abroad (@ExpatriationLaw) November 13, 2021 On November 12, 2019 CBC Reporter Elizabeth Thompson published an interesting article. The article, reported that “Nearly a million bank records sent to IRS“. Ms. Thompson’s […]

Toward An Explanation For Why Some Americans Abroad Oppose Changes To Citizenship Taxation

American @citizenshiptax AKA #ExtraterritorialTax Affects Different Groups of #Americansabroad in Different Ways – Why some groups oppose a change to RBT https://t.co/nsbf5qWPID via @SEATNow_org — John Richardson – lawyer for "U.S. persons" abroad (@ExpatriationLaw) June 7, 2021 Prologue This is the fourth of a series of posts focussing on the need to end US citizenship-based […]

Toward An Explanation For Why Some Americans Abroad Are Complacent About Citizenship Taxation

US @CitizenshipTax AKA #Extraterritorialtax is greater than the self-interest of any one person. It affects you in ways that may not be obvious now. It affects your neighbours. It affects the sovereignty of your country of residence. It affects the future value of US citizenship — John Richardson – lawyer for "U.S. persons" abroad (@ExpatriationLaw) […]