Washington’s Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act, known as FATCA, will be assailed afresh as lawyers and lobbyists renew efforts to repeal the law as part of President Donald Trump’s tax reform. Washington-based Jim Jatras, a Republican and co-leader of the...
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By Mark Cohen On April 26, the House Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing on legislation to repeal FATCA. While not widely known in the United States, this legislation places an unprecedented burden on Americans living abroad by...
SOURCECampaign to Repeal FATCA
I assume this sentence should read: ‘The United States will move AWAY from its present “worldwide” tax system—where Uncle Sam insists on the ability to tax American companies and individuals, regardless of where they work or are located.’ It’s significant...
SOURCEGlobal Financial Market Review
The Campaign to Repeal FATCA, America’s toxic global tax law, has now gone into full gear. A delegation of the Washington DC-based campaign, launched and co-led by Nigel Green, founder and CEO of deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial...
SOURCEPR Newswire
WASHINGTON, April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The highly controversial Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act is a monumental failure for the public purse and a "windfall of corporate welfare for compliance industries" warns Nigel Green, CEO of deVere Group and Co-Founder of the...
SOURCENewsmax
By Nigel Green The campaign for the Trump administration to repeal what has been described as “the worst law most Americans have never heard of" reached a monumental milestone last week. Sen. Rand Paul and Rep Mark Meadows have written to Treasury...
SOURCEMarketWatch
WASHINGTON, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nigel Green's Campaign to Repeal FATCA and the Center for Freedom and Prosperity led a coalition of 21 other groups, including Americans for Tax Reform and the National Taxpayers Union, calling on Congress to...
SOURCEiExpats
By Lisa Smith The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is a failure and has not generated enough cash to run the government for more than 30 minutes, campaigners against the tax have claimed. Instead of boosting treasury revenues by the...

A Weak Defense of FATCA

SOURCECenter for Freedom and Prosperity
The FACT Coalition’s Clark Gascoigne yesterday attacked efforts to repeal FATCA as intended to “defend tax evaders.” Most generously, his arguments might be considered extremely naive, but many come across as mendacious spin. Nevertheless, I will address his points and...
SOURCEiExpats
Congress may finally pull the plug on the controversial Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) tax law. Anti-FATCA campaigners Rep Mark Meadows and Sen Rand Paul are about to file a bill calling for the repeal of FATCA. Lawmakers have already...

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