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Old 07.08.2011, 16:31
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Re: US Taxes: Come Clean or Jump Ship?

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How does renouncing citizenship relieve you of your duty to file tax forms for your former years a US citizen ? In my experience, if you owe, you owe. Delaying repayment just becomes expensive, and hangs over your head.
That, at least, seems pretty unlikely. For one thing, I don't think the US even really knows I exist. Although I do have a SS#, I wasn't able to get a US bank account with it.

For that matter, the most I ever earned until two months ago was about 80K CHF, for the most part considerably less. So, AFAIK, if I had done all the paper work, I would never have had to pay anyway.

BTW, the 80K was roughly 10 years ago and lasted two years. And, come to think, it was actually less than 70K ...

Mike
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