Considering renouncing US citizenship? Thinking #citizide? @Expatriationlaw moderates a "Retain or Renounce" conversation among a lawyer, a financial planner and an accountant

As 2018 comes to a close, the “Retain or Renounce” discussion intensifies. American Citizens Abroad (ACA) writes that … Excellent! @ACAVoice makes case for USA to stop imposing worldwide taxation on people with @taxresidency in other countries and do not live in the USA – #Americansabroad are on life support — John Richardson […]

Jackie Bugnion 2017 Residence Based Taxation: To Chairman Hatch's request for tax reform proposals

Introduction: It’s tax reform season and Senator Orrin Hatch wants to hear from you (again) As reported on the Isaac Brock Society and other digital resources for those impacted by U.S. taxes, you have until July 17, 2017 to tell Senator Hatch what you think needs to be changed in the Internal Revenue Code. After […]

Even in “retirement” Jackie Bugnion writes the best arguments against citizenship taxation ever

A fantastic article explaining what US citizenship taxation really is and why it MUST be abolished – that's a #FATCA — Citizenship Lawyer (@ExpatriationLaw) October 31, 2015 This article originally appeared on the Alliance For The Defence Of Canadian Sovereignty blog. Introducing Jackie Bugnion … Jackie Bugnion explains the problems of citizenship taxation for […]

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”? — 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 […]

Excellent @JackieBugnion and Roland Crim article on Boris Johnson @MayorOfLondon and plight of #Americansabroad

Roland Crim and @JackieBugnion of @ACAVoice comment on situation of @MayorOfLondon and taxation of #Americansabroad — John Richardson – lawyer for "U.S. persons" abroad (@ExpatriationLaw) December 1, 2014 Just received this article in written by Jackie Bugnion and Roland Crim pdf format. Jackie was in Toronto on May 2, 2014 for the ACA Conference […]

Educational Outreach

More at — John Richardson – lawyer for "U.S. persons" abroad (@ExpatriationLaw) September 8, 2019 “Solving The Problems of U.S. Citizenship” and the FATCA Letter – Information Sessions Before you rush to an accountant or lawyer in a panic, if you are close to any of these locations, check out one of […]

If (U.S. Person) then (Mr. #FBAR Ms. #PFIC and Uncle #FATCA) = Few investment and financial planning opportunities).

U.S. #Expat Tax Conference – Toronto – November 13, 14/14 – Opportunity to meet Mr. #FBAR Ms. #PFIC and Uncle #FATCA — Citizenship Lawyer (@ExpatriationLaw) September 22, 2014 Deborah Hicks International – U.S. Expat Tax Conference – November 13, 14/2014 Toronto. US expat tax and finance conference Toronto 2014 leaflet This conference is similar […]

Media interviews

More at — John Richardson – lawyer for "U.S. persons" abroad (@ExpatriationLaw) September 8, 2019 Visit the Citizenship Solutions YouTube Channel. Live: John Richardson interview – September 20, 2014 with Dave Popowich – "More Than Money Radio" #FATCA #FBAR #CBT — John Richardson – lawyer for "U.S. persons" abroad (@ExpatriationLaw) September […]

Are those without a U.S. connection U.S. citizens? What sports can teach us about citizenship

At the World Cup, citizenship becomes a complicated issue. – Especially complicated for #Americansabroad with #FATCA — Citizenship Lawyer (@ExpatriationLaw) June 12, 2014 Seven members of U.S. World Cup roster have dual citizenship – Chicago Sun-Times: – But are they filing their #FBAR? — Citizenship Lawyer (@ExpatriationLaw) June 12, 2014 Sooner or later […]

#FBAR Lawyer – Needed by Americans in Switzerland

U.S. born citizens and residents of Switzerland need an #FBAR lawyer and that's a #FATCA — Citizenship Lawyer (@ExpatriationLaw) June 11, 2014 Introduction – It’s about “disclosure” and penalties for “non-disclosure” On June 9, 2014 U.S. lawyer Robert Wood wrote a short but interesting article titled: “Offshore Bank Letters, FATCA & IRS Penalties – […]