‘Accidental Americans’ hit by US tax in France

Campaigners believe thousands of ‘accidental Americans’ are suffering in France due to a rule that anyone born in the US has American nationality – and all Americans are meant to submit American tax returns.

A group of around 50 French people who are American by accident of birth is seeking solutions to the problem of being chased for tax by a country they have no link with apart from being born there and have not lived in since childhood. Most either have ...

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