Qtr 2 Numbers (2014) and Names of Former U.S. Citizens are Announced – 576 Who Renounced

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There were 576 names listed for the second quarter of 2014.  This is compared to 567 for the entire year 2003.  To date, a total of 1,576 have renounced for the first half of 2013.  The complete list of names of former U.S. citizens can be access here at  Quarterly Publication of Individuals, Who Have Chosen to Expatriate.Former US Citizens Bar Chart - Including Qtrs 1 and 2 - 2014

There were far more individuals who renounced citizenship, 1,130 in the second quarter of 2013, compared to 576 in the second quarter of 2014.

Nevertheless, it looks like the year 2014 is on track to be a record year of U.S. citizens who have renounced.  The following graph reflects historical renunciations including the first and second quarters of 2014, with two more quarters to go.

Lawful permanent residents do not appear on this list that is required only for U.S. citizens pursuant to the requirements of IRC Section 6039G, which provides in relevant part as follows:

  • Notwithstanding any other provision of law, not later than 30 days after the close of each calendar quarter, the Secretary shall publish in the Federal Register the name of each individual losing United States citizenship (within the meaning of section 877 (a) or 877A) with respect to whom the Secretary receives information under the preceding sentence during such quarter.

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