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No inflation?

No inflation? — renouncing US citizenship was free of charge until a couple of years ago. Then, overnight, the State Department imposed a $450 fee. Yesterday they increased it once again– to $2,350. That’s a 422% increase. The State Department whined that the costs of processing renunciations had become too high; a government which denies inflation even exists would complain about the consequences of it.

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THE RISK OF LOSING U.S. CITIZENSHIP AND / OR RENOUNCING

In Sweden or Singapore and a few other places, for instance, a condition of getting local citizenship may be formally renouncing any other citizenships. For U.S. citizens in Sweden and many other countries, producing the government-issued certificate accepting renunciation is required. Note however, such renunciations may in some cases, if properly handled, be later rescinded.

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