How Roman Abramovich has accessed low tax citizenship by lineage

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I always have to preface this personal revelation with a disclaimer that my siblings and I did not go out nightclubbing as we sought European dance partners, says David Lesperance, founder and principal of international tax and immigration advisers, Lesperance & Associates. As it turns out, though, my older sister married a Latvian; my brother an Italian; myself a Pole; and my younger sister an Irishman. While I am the only one of the four siblings to actually move to Europe, almost all of my nieces and nephews have used their EU country lineage citizenships. The benefits have incl...

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