Thursday, February 9, 2017
International Tax Blog, 2016 Fourth Quarter Published Expatriates — New Annual Record:
Today the Treasury Department published the names of individuals who renounced their U.S. citizenship or terminated their long-term U.S. residency (“expatriated”) during the fourth quarter of 2016. The number of published expatriates for the quarter was 2,365, bringing the total number of published expatriates in 2016 to 5,411. The total for the year breaks last year’s record number of 4,279 published expatriates. The number of expatriates for 2016 is a 26% increase over 2015 and a 58% increase over 2014 (2,999).
The graph below shows data going back to 1962 by incorporating State Department data.