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This is a valid question that has real-world repercussions. It bears on the requirements of the US FATCA law and what potential actions one can expect from banks in the US, as well as in Canada, in the OP’s case. Unless you are resident in Iran, or some small country in Africa whose name I forget, all other nations have signed treaties with the US to abide ...


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No, you cannot. That would be a big breach of all kinds of privacy laws. What you can do is give the name of the account holder when you transfer the money. Then the bank should reject it when you put in "John Doe" but the account is registered to "Regina Miller". But they will never give you the data. (Just for the record, IBAN accounts ...


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According to the Dutch Tax authorities on joint accounts, when you share a joint account with someone who is not your tax partner, in Dutch: Hebt u een en/of-rekening met iemand die niet uw fiscale partner is? Bijvoorbeeld met een van uw ouders? Geef in uw aangifte dan alleen dat deel van de rekening aan dat van u is. Uw deel van de rekening is uw geld dat ...


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I just tried it myself and it doesn't look like you can. I guess BOA doesn't want to possibly incur the cost of international text messages. Or, perhaps more likely, they simply haven't done the IT work needed to account for non-US phone numbers yet.


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@scaaahu commented on an old question of mine asking for my advice. Background: My wife is a US citizen, I am not. We have lived in New Zealand for 15+ years. Our USA bank is Wells Fargo. While I have had issues with Wells Fargo's administration of my IRA (to the point of considering divorce so I can give it to my wife), there have not been any issues with ...


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You need to keep the Swedish Pensions Agency (Swedish: pensionsmyndigheten) updated on your address. Unlike some others, they do not get it automatically from Skatteverket! In 2012, the Swedish Pensions Agency issued a press release pointing out they were lacking the address of more than half the people with pension savings living abroad (most of them ...


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In most cases, banks aren't looking for reasons to close your account, but they may judge keeping it to be unduly risky depending on information you provide them. For example, a bank in country A providing service to a resident of country B might be required to comply with all relevant regulations of country B. As long as you pay all appropriate taxes, you ...


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Yes. I maintain a Bank Of America account and have done so for years after I moved to Europe. I get regular statements and get my debit cards on time as the previous expires. They have my UK address and it doesn't seem to be any problem. One thing to note: They will ask if you are a citizen of the country of your residence. You may be uncomfortable with that,...


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Revolut fits all your criteria: Multi-currency bank accounts Modern iOS.Android app and web site, with English translation Support centre one can write to in English (no call) No monthly fees Provides IBAN Low fees when transferring between currencie


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I too could tell a long story about how Barclays not accepted my bank statement (because it was from a German bank) or the letter from my employer (because it was only a fixed-term contract). However, eventually I went to Lloyds because for them I could prove my address using a GP registration letter. Although I should mention that when making the ...


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