I’ve done a little traveling in my day. I’ve been all over Central and South America. I’ve been to Europe,Â and I haveÂ an eye on the Pacific rim, Australia, and New Zealand.
As you know, one of the best things about traveling is being able to come home. As great as the places we visit are, there’s nothing like being back inÂ a familiar setting, reflecting on your latest adventure.
But what if while you were away vacationing or working, things at home got so bad, you didn’t want to return?
Amid mounting frustration over taxation and banking problems, small but growing numbers of overseas Americans are taking the weighty step of renouncing their citizenship.
So for today, let’s talk about you and what you would do:
Of what country(ies)Â are you aÂ citizen? Would youÂ ever consider renouncing your citizenship? Or would you be more prone to try to resolve the problems at home? What issues would have to arise for you to renounce? Taxation? Banking problems? Libel issues? Cookie prohibition?
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