Latest quarterly list of U.S. citizenship renunciants' names fifth-largest, as renunciation services resume

The number of Americans who formally gave up their U.S. citizenships during the second quarter of 2022 was the fifth-highest ever, based on the latest quarterly list of names published in the Federal Register.

According to this list, some 1,473 Americans gave up their U.S. citizenship in the second three months of this year, more than twice as many as in the first quarter, and the most since the second quarter of 2020, when 2,406 names were published (see tables, above and below). 

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AXFNJ Podcast: John Richardson and Virginia La Torre Jeker address common renunciation concerns

As this and other news organizations reported back in February, more Americans handed their citizenships back to Uncle Sam in 2020 than during any other single year to date, in spite of the fact that U.S. embassies and consulates around the world – which are needed to process such citizenship renunciations – were closed or offering reduced services for most of the year...

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Ross McGill: ‘FATCA isn’t the problem: CBT is’ 

Ross McGill: ‘FATCA isn’t the problem: CBT is’ 

In the early years of this century, a number of major media exposés reported how Homeland Americans, as well as rich people from other developed and developing countries, were making...