Is Form 8938 required by "Green Card Holders" who are nonresidents by "treaty tie breaker"? – Any exemption is the result of "IRS grace"

Summary: @Vljeker interview with Bill Yates about the creation of IRS Form 8938 — John Richardson – Counsellor for US persons abroad (@ExpatriationLaw) September 23, 2016 The context: Form […]

Welcome to Citizenship Solutions (and Green Card solutions) – John Richardson

Welcome to Citizenship Solutions – The blog of John Richardson I am guessing (actually I know for sure) that you arrived here because of some aspect of being a […]

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

Tax jurisdiction and residential ties The two types of residential ties considered for all aliens When considering the meaning of “residence” for tax purposes, attempting to ascribe a place of […]

Are Green Card holders resident outside the USA "US persons" under the #FATCA IGA?

Introduction … Circa 2014: Are Green Card Holders who r resident in Canada "US Persons" within the meaning of Canada US FATCA IGA? — John Richardson – Counsellor for […]

Thoughts from a conversation: Green Cards – Dangers of moving to America and moving from America

"Coming to America" – Welcome to the land of Forms and #FBAR – It's what you couldn't imagine you don't know. — John Richardson – Counsellor for US persons […]

Considering renouncing US citizenship? Thinking #citizide? Abandoning your #GreenCard? @Expatriationlaw webinar explaining the S. 877A Exit Tax

The general message … Our next webinar will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the US #ExitTax & all of its implications for US nationals looking to give up […]

Thinking about getting a #Greencard? The first question is: Do you want @PermResidentUSA status?

A move to another country is a very significant life decision. A “Green Card” is actually a “permanent resident” immigrant visa. A U.S. “permanent resident” visa comes with significant opportunities […]

#Greencard abandonment: The safe disposal of the US "permanent resident" visa without triggering the S. 877A Expatriation Tax

A brief summary of #Greencard abandonment and the S. 877A Exit Tax as it applies to "long term residents" — John Richardson – Counsellor for US persons abroad […]

What's a #GreenCard anyway? It's NOT what you don't know. It's what you know that isn't true!

Introduction – It’s about the right to live permanently in the United States There are tens of thousands of people who have “Green Cards” who live outside the United States. […]

The teaching of Topsnik 2 – 2016: #Greencard expatriation and the S. 877A "Exit Tax"

What! You want to abandon your Green Card and leave the USA! Reverse Immigration: How IRS Taxes Giving Up Green Cards via @forbes – Leaving the USA? The USA […]