May 4, 2021

How U.S. Expats Feel About Paying Taxes Abroad and Renouncing Citizenship

How U.S. Expats Feel About Paying Taxes Abroad and Renouncing Citizenship

What do American expats living abroad think about paying US taxes, renouncing their citizenship, voting from overseas, and how the US handled the covid-19 pandemic? An international Expat Opinion Survey of 4,000 American citizens living in 125 foreign...


What do American expats living abroad think about paying US taxes, renouncing their citizenship, voting from overseas, and how the US handled the covid-19 pandemic?

An international Expat Opinion Survey of 4,000 American citizens living in 125 foreign countries reveals shocking data about how American expats feel about the US and paying taxes.

In Episode 106 of Badass Digital Nomads, Kristin breaks down the results of this expat survey, shining light on how expats view the US government’s response to coronavirus, expats’ participation in elections, and giving up their US citizenship to avoid paying taxes.

Are you an American expat or thinking of becoming one? Tune in to learn valuable information that could impact your expat experience!

 

TOPICS DISCUSSED/WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  • Why don't expats want to pay taxes abroad?
  • The controversy around paying US taxes abroad.
  • Absentee voting from a foreign country.
  • Why expats don’t vote from overseas & The impact of American expats not voting.
  • Democrats vs. Republicans abroad.
  • How the US government has handled the covid-19 pandemic.
  • One of the biggest reasons people give up their US citizenship.
  • Repealing citizenship-based taxation in America.

 

QUESTIONS ANSWERED:

  • How many US citizens are living abroad as expats?
  • Do American expats have to pay taxes in the US?
  • What would it look like if citizenship-based taxation was repealed?
  • Why do travelers and expats renounce their US citizenship?
  • And much more!

 

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Kristin Wilson

Host of Badass Digital Nomads and YouTube's Traveling with Kristin

Kristin Wilson is a long-term digital nomad who has been living and working across 60 countries in the past 20 years. After founding a fully-remote, international relocation company in 2011, she has helped more than 1,000 people retire or live abroad in 35 countries. Today, she helps aspiring remote workers and digital nomads find jobs, make money online, and optimize their travel lifestyles through her YouTube channel, Traveling with Kristin, and podcast, Badass Digital Nomads.
 
Kristin is a Top Writer on Medium and Quora in the topics of business, travel, technology, life, productivity, digital nomads, and location independence. She has been featured on The Today Show, Bloomberg Businessweek, ESPN, The New York Times, Huffpost, HGTV’s House Hunters International, and more.