#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" https://t.co/SuwTDtQhLs pic.twitter.com/ljKdkRdcV3 — 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 1 – 2014: Taxation for #GreenCard @TaxResidency and "tax treaty tiebreakers"

Introduction This is part of a series of posts on: (1) “tax residency“, (2) the use of “treaty tiebreakers” when an individual is a “tax resident” of more than one […]

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. https://t.co/cr9SPaOjHf — John Richardson – Counsellor for US persons […]

Considering renouncing US citizenship? Interesting discussion with Buffalo lawyer @JoeGrasmick

Considering renouncing US citizenship? Interesting, thoughtful and balanced 2018 discussion with Buffalo immigration lawyer @JoeGrasmickhttps://t.co/Xp9zPk1I2r via @expatriationlaw — John Richardson – Counsellor for US persons abroad (@ExpatriationLaw) January 1, 2022 […]

Ceasing To Be A US Tax Resident

Coming to America? A space for those planning for a Green Card, living with a Green Card or wanting to abandon your Green Card … https://t.co/QSSwLukN1E — John Richardson – […]

Individuals, Treasury, The State Department And IRC 6039G: Who has to report what when an individual renounces US citizenship?

Renunciation of U.S. Citizenship triggers a “Reporting Frenzy”! It’s simply unbelievable. The renunciation of U.S. citizenship triggers more reporting obligations on the part of individuals and government agencies than anything […]

Taxability Freedom Day: On what day does a "U.S. person" cease to be a "U.S. taxpayer"?

Update: October 9, 2015 This post focuses largely on the role of form 8854 in relinquishing U.S. citizenship for tax purposes. See also my more recent post which discusses the […]

Part 12 in series: The Emotional Toll of US Non-Resident Taxation and Banking Policies – “I Love the US but Feel Betrayed”

Before moving to the post, if you believe that Americans abroad are being treated unjustly by the United States Government: Join me on May 17, 2019 for a discussion of […]