Consider this a public service reminder :)
The IRS periodically sends sends out a Newswire by email that you can subscribe to, if you dare!
Today I received the following email notice – IR-2013-54. I have been searching the email to find a direct link to the message it contained. So far, all I have found are “broken links”, but I have not found a specific one with this information. (I did not engage in an exhaustive search, so if anyone else finds the link, please post it in comments, and I will update.)
Update: Direct IRS link as provided by MarkPinetree. Thanks
I decided to reproduce the email message here with emphasis which is mine. Some Brockers have already seen this, but for those that haven’t, this is the ‘W’ component of my CCW acquiescence - Comply, Complain and WARN.
You can send this to your friends who might think they want a U.S. Green card, or voluntarily want to join the US Tax, Form and Penalty Club. Appropriate heading might be: “Buyer Beware: Why You Might Want to Reconsider That Green Card or Citizenship Choice.”
Whether or not you decide to send this to U.S. Citizens (including dual citizens) residing abroad that are still doing “The Ostrich” with their heads in the sands about what the IRS is demanding is your decision to make. Please don’t consider me an IRS co-enabler here. LOL I am not advising what to do, I am just passing on the “demand notice”. Continue reading