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Old 07.08.2011, 19:00
Hansi Hansi is offline
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Re: US Taxes: Come Clean or Jump Ship?

I am dropping my US passport. For me, the tax rules are too complex and potential penalties too scary for me to want to hang on to a passport I don't use. I can figure out how to file the forms but it is a HUGE hassle. I love the US but I don't want to pass on the "burden" of US expat citizenship to my kids. I don't want to my son to have to register for selective service, fill out FBARS and FATCAs and whatever silly papers they decide to impose on us in the future.

Like I said, I still love the US. I will always be an American, whether or not I have the little blue book.
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