Is it really Wealthy Americans who are Queuing to Give Up Passports in the Swiss Capital?

Maybe.  That is what the Bloomberg Business Week Headline says. Since this is a story about Switzerland, it is a good attention catching headline which plays upon a bias that all Americans living in Switzerland must  be wealthy.  Or,  I would bet, it is an editor choosing a title to catch attention.  That is what they do!  I thought I would post it, in case some of you have not yet seen the story. I also wanted to point out that Andy Sundberg has been prominently mentioned at the beginning of the article. Continue reading

Tracking Foreign Tax legislation in Congress

Renounce tweeted this evening about Congressman Tierney’s proposal to do away with the Foreign Income Exclusion.  That caught my eye, and so I inquired of Andy Sundberg and ACA.   If you wonder why the Tax Code is over 72,000 pages, after you read this information he sent me, you will wonder no more.. Continue reading

What is the Systemic Risk to the World’s Economy….

…if other countries were to copy the US citizenship taxation model as a delusional answer to their current deficit problems?

This is the 3rd in a series by Andy Sundberg, Overseas American Academy, Geneva, Switzerland, 6 January 2012.  Numbers 1 and 2 are here and here

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What is the REAL Size of the U.S. Federal Tax Code

WHAT IS THE REAL SIZE

OF THE U.S. FEDERAL TAX CODE

AND

HOW HAS THIS CODE BEEN EVOLVING?

This is the second in a series of comments made by Andy Sundberg, Fellow and secretary, the Overseas American Academny, Geneva, Switzerland, 12 February 2012.  He may be reached at andy at sunberg dot com.

To see the first post regarding the past 50 year history of Citizenship taxation abuse go here. Continue reading

After Five Decades of Abuse, Enough is Enough!

“ENOUGH IS ENOUGH”

AFTER FIVE DECADES OF ABUSE

IT’S TIME FOR A CHANGE

  

THIS COMING OCTOBER WE WILL MOURN

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY

OF THE DEATH OF

A LEVEL PLAYING FIELD

FOR OVERSEAS AMERICANS

AND NOW IT’S TIME TO GET IT BACK

 

Reproduced by permission of Andy Sundberg, Fellow and Secretary, the Overseas American Academy , Geneva , Switzerland , 16 January 2012. Email contact:  andy at sundberg dot com Continue reading