The number of Americans giving up their citizenship has rocketed this year – partly, it’s thought, because of a new tax law that has frustrated many ex-pats.
Goodbye, US passport.
That’s not a concept that Americans contemplate lightly. But it’s one that many of them seem to be considering – and acting on.
Victoria Ferauge, 47, is married to a Frenchman and has lived abroad for nearly 20 years, primarily in France. If her adopted country finally agrees to Fatca then she wonders what the implications will be…..
I don’t know any Americans abroad who aren’t thinking about giving it up but what I say to myself is that I will fight as long and as hard as I can.