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...

As AAA announces its new legal challenge to go ahead, expats echo its call for renunciation to be made easier

The Paris-based Association of Accidental Americans (AAA) has said that it has decided to go ahead with its latest complaint against the U.S. State Department, in an effort to force it to make it easier for dual citizens around the world who wish to give up their U.S. citizenships to be able to do so.

The AAA announcement came even as "Loss of Nationality services" in many U.S. embassies and consulates around the world continued to remain closed, due, these embassies and consulates say, to the Covid pandemic, and other factors.

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AXFNJ Podcast: John Richardson and Frost Law's Eli Noff consider the many little-known info reporting requirements expat taxpayers face

It's been eleven years (and a few months) since President Obama signed the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act into law, which changed everything in terms of finances and taxes for American expats and U.S. Green Card holders around the world.

So at this point, most Americans who live abroad are at least aware, on some level, that they should be filing tax returns every year.

And yet, as Frost Law partner and chair of tax controversy Eli Noff tells AXFNJ podcast interviewer (and Toronto-based lawyer) John Richardson,

Today is 'Taxation of Expatriate and Cross-Border Individuals' Day (via Zoom)

The Institute of Tax Law at Queen Mary University's Centre for Commercial Law Studies in London will today (June 29) host a panel discussion, via Zoom, on the topic of "the Taxation of Expatriate and Cross-Border Individuals."

The event will see a number of well-known experts on the subject sharing their views, including QMUL's own Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in International Tax Law, Bernard Schneider.

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The AXFNJ podcast: 'The impact of the proposed Warren Wealth Tax (and how it would interact with FATCA) on Americans abroad'

On Wednesday (June 16), viewers of a "virtual" three-hour, full Senate Finance Committee hearing on the subject of President Biden's Fiscal Year 2022 budget were witness to a rare, 6 minute, 42-second exchange between Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D, Massachusetts) and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, about Elizabeth Warren's so-called "Ultra-Millionaire Tax."

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You really know you're an American expat when...

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Like folks everywhere, Americans are often surprised to discover how different things can be when they live abroad. Sometimes the differences are small; sometimes they're hilarious. In recent years, as...

Nov-25-2021