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    Re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    It is only asserted the purpose is "tax evasion." It might be harassment evasion.

    On taxes, the government can summarily seize any assets and accounts they want to, with the burden on you to prove you should get it back. Money is not safe in banks or any other form the IRS can identify.

    The level of paperwork required is also massive. For example, a new rule requires filling out a form each and everytime a business pays someone $600 or more. For some, that is a massive level of paperwork as it requires a seperate form for each expenditure each time. Any bank transaction of $10,000 or more is automatically reported to the DEA and a special form must be filled out stating the purpose of the expenditure.

    The greater reason might not be to avoid taxes. It might because they do not want to be forced to be essentially employees of the IRS, to live for the IRS and tire of receiving dozens of threatening letters demanding more information and forms a day.

    They also may have tired of lawyers and incessant threats and demands from them too. It may not only because of taxes. It may be because they want to live an easier, more secure and less stressful life.

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    Re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    People leave for greener pastures, maybe Singapore is the new U.S. in terms of opportunity.
    Penalties for ex pats, geesh some people are so childish.
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    Re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    Quote Originally Posted by Paschendale View Post
    I thought these people were supposed to be role models for the rest of us. Choosing greed over patriotism like this makes for a pretty bad one. The message here is "I love obscene amounts of money more than I love my country." I guess we've seen their true colors now.
    Basically, "You're either with us or against us."

    Didn't Bush say something like that...
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    Re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    I say let people leave when they wish. As long as their past tax bills are all paid up, they should be free to leave on good terms.

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    Re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    People leave for greener pastures, maybe Singapore is the new U.S. in terms of opportunity.
    Penalties for ex pats, geesh some people are so childish.
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    Re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    You should try making some sense with your posts. I have no idea what your point is or why you are attacking me.
    Bull****. You understand what I'm saying just fine. You support the existing law and you support expanding it. We both know it.

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    Re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    Bull****. You understand what I'm saying just fine. You support the existing law and you support expanding it. We both know it.

    its a common diversion-to pretend something is confusing that everyone else knows is obvious.

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    Re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    People leave for greener pastures, maybe Singapore is the new U.S. in terms of opportunity.
    Penalties for ex pats, geesh some people are so childish.
    It is not as if there is any place for them to go. Other than Singapore, the US has the lowest taxes in the first world. Anyone that thinks they are finding greener pastures are really just looking at the lawn on the other side of the fence.

    http://www.worldwide-tax.com/

    Does anyone else see just how shallow this all is? First, there is no place to go. Second, consider that we have millions of men aged 18-45 willing to die for our country, yet we have certain individuals that we are discussing herein that find American citizenship a little too pricey, say inconvenient to their balance sheets. Scum! Pity the foo that even has pity on these maggots.
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    Re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    Bull****. You understand what I'm saying just fine. You support the existing law and you support expanding it. We both know it.
    YOu insisting that i understand you does not mean you are saying anything of substance.

    That is what I know and know well.
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    Re: Über Rich Renouncing U.S Citizenship as IRS Cracks Down on Tax Evaders [W:209]

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    its a common diversion-to pretend something is confusing that everyone else knows is obvious.
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