US Expatriation - Relinquishing Citizenship and Green Card Status

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A practical overview of the rules and requirements for US expatriation. Learn the pros and cons, and what needs to be filed

Many Americans living in Canada are finding that maintaining their US status is too burdensome, and they are considering giving it up. It can be easy, or it can be hard, and very expensive. If you have clients in this situation, you need to ensure they understand what they are getting into.

Join Kevyn Nightingale for a practical overview of the rules and requirements for US expatriation. Learn the pros and cons, and what needs to be filed.

More specifically, topics covered will include:

  • · Who is caught by the expatriation rules?
  • · What happens to someone who is caught?
  • · What needs to be filed, and when?
  • · What is the downside of relinquishing status?

Target Audience

This webinar will be of most interest to accountants, lawyers, tax practitioners and financial planners who have US-citizen clients.

Webinar Length: 2 hours

Professional Development Credits

Wolters Kluwer Canada professional development programs are designed to meet the continuing education requirements of a variety of professional associations. These requirements do vary by association and region. Please consult your provincial association to ensure this webinar meets the continuing professional development standards for your specific situation.


This webinar is being presented by:

Kevyn Nightingale, MNP LLP, Toronto

Kevyn Nightingale is a Partner with MNP, LLP in Toronto, and a member of the firm's International Tax Services Group. Drawing on 30 years of experience, he develops tax strategies for individuals and businesses with cross-border issues.

Throughout his career, Kevyn has spoken and written on a wide range of tax topics. He has presented and taught for many educational institutions and professional organizations. He is a regular contributor to Wolters Kluwer and has also appeared many times on television and radio. He currently serves on the AICPA's International Tax Technical Resource Panel, and as a member of CPA Canada's cross-border tax committee.

Kevyn is a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 1987. He became a Certified Public Accountant (IL) in 1994 and is a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP).

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