Record number of Americans renounce citizenship to escape tax laws and surveillance According to new reports it seems that a record of American citizens are getting fed up with taxes and government surveillance! That is because the number of Americans renouncing their citizenship is raising to record levels! Many because of byzantine, outmoded laws and increasingly oppressive government.  As reported by CNBC, “While politicians are focused on all the foreigners who want to become Americans, perhaps they should consider all the Americans who are becoming foreigners.”The news network reported recently, citing Andrew Mitchel at the International Tax Blog, a record number of 3,415 Americans renounced their citizenship in 2014, according to the most up-to-date information from the Treasury Department. That figure was up from 2,999 in 2013 and more than triple the number since 2012. So has increased taxes and government surveillance given you the itch to renounce your citizenship? FULL REPORT