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Green Card Holders: The “Tax Treaty Tiebreaker” And Reporting Forms 8938, 8621 And 5471

John Richardson, Green Card Holders Tax Treaty Tie Breakers

Before You Read This Post!! Warning!! Warning!!

Before a “Green Card” holder uses the “Treaty Tiebreaker” provision of a U.S. Tax Treaty, he/she must consider what is the effect of using the “Treaty Tiebreaker” on:

A. His/her immigration status under Title 8 (will he/she risk losing the Green Card?)

B. His/her status under Title 26 (will he expatriate himself under Internal Revenue Code S. 7701(b)) and subject himself to the S. 877A “Exit Tax” provisions?

Now, on to the post.

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