6,400 expat American signatures sought on petition to end citizenship-based tax

By: Helen Burggraf | 16 Oct 2017

As US lawmakers consider the relative merits of a package of proposed changes to the American tax code, a global network of expat Americans is calling on their fellow countrymen in Expatland to urgently sign a petition calling for the US to end its citizenship-based taxation regime. 

The petition calls for “territorial taxation for individuals”, or TTFI, to replace the current American system of taxing Americans for their entire lives, unless they renounce their citizenship, on the basis of their being American citizens.

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