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I am a citizen of the USA. I am 78 years old. I was in

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I am a citizen of the USA. I am 78 years old. I was in England 1962-1966 in the US Airforce. (total of about 11 years in the US military. I moved back to the UK in 1967 and have been resident here ever since then, hence I have lived here for most of my life. I worked in the National Health System for several years and had a private company for several years. I have properties both in the UK and Hawaii. I have a civil partner. I am not anti-American in any way, I simply enjoy living in the UK. For various reasons, I would like to have dual US-UK citizenship. My question is; would it have any negative impact on me from the US government. Every time I go through customs they ask why I don't have dual. I am quite keen on this, however, I don't want to make life difficult for myself when I visit the USA or for any tax reasons. Financially I wouldn't be a burden on either country. I do receive my USA pension (reduced by half as per USA/UK agreement.
Any advice would be much appreciated. Thank you.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: US Law
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I requested information on this previously and have been advised by that lawyer to submit the question to an American lawyer in Just Answer.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
If I talk live is there an additional charge?
Expert:  Guillermo Senmartin replied 11 months ago.

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Both the U.S. and the UK allow dual nationality. As far as tax consequences go, you would really need to speak to an accountant about that. I do believe there are tax treaties in place between the U.S. and the UK so that you aren't doubly taxes. Here are some links to dual nationality:

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/legal-considerations/us-citizenship-laws-policies/citizenship-and-dual-nationality/dual-nationality.html

https://www.gov.uk/dual-citizenship

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