Dangers of marrying a Yank

tax       2001-08-25 
A future mother-in-law may scrutinise the groom's table manners, her husband the young man's work ethic, but when marrying a US citizen, the bride may want to take a close look at his country's tax system. A green card solves all kinds of immigration issues, but it also ensures Uncle Sam has a tight grip of the new permanent resident's wallet, even if he or she leaves the US.