Sri Lankan politician, media join those asking questions about U.S. renunciation data

A Sri Lankan presidential candidate whose name failed to appear on the U.S. government's quarterly list of individuals who have renounced their citizenship is inadvertently drawing attention to a question many Americans and former Americans have been asking for years – which is why it can take months for renunciants' names to appear on the list. 

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Charles Schwab unveils MiFID II-related changes to ETFs for investors in Europe

Charles Schwab Corp., the San Francisco-based financial services giant that has a significant client base of Americans resident outside of the U.S., has announced that after Sept. 19, Schwab clients who are resident in the EU will no longer be able to purchase U.S.-registered exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and exchange-traded notes (ETNs).

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Accidental Americans group to UK banks: how many U.S./dual citizen clients at risk of losing accounts in 2020?

A Paris-based organization representing so-called “accidental Americans” is calling on Britain’s banks to say how many of their U.S. citizen clients are believed not to have “Tax Information Numbers”, and therefore may be asked to give up their U.K. bank accounts as a grace period on the need for these banks to report these TINs to the U.S. ends at the end of this year.

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U.K. MP seeks to draw Boris Johnson into 'accidental American' debate

Preet Kaur Gill, a British Labour Party member of Parliament from the greater Birmingham area, has formally asked British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to detail his plans with respect to standing up for so-called "accidental Americans" living in Britain – as he was himself, until renouncing his citizenship in 2016 – on behalf of one of her U.S.-born-but-British constituents.

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Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's expat rep to expats: 'Let's work together'

Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's expat rep to expats: 'Let's work together'

Last week, National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson retired from the role she held for 19 years. During this time, the IRS, of which the National Taxpayer Advocate's office is a...