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By F Mcguire Rep. Mark Meadows and Sen. Rand Paul have sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and OMB Director Mick Mulvaney urging President Trump take action to “mitigate the ongoing damage” caused by the Foreign Account Tax Compliance...
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...
SOURCEAccountancy Age
A coalition of 23 groups has called for the US congress to include a repeal of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) in any tax reform package sent to president Donald Trump. Signed into law by Barack Obama in...
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More than 1.5 million U.S. citizens living in East Asia are now facing a “gut-wrenching decision” of renouncing their U.S. citizenship due to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), America’s highly controversial global tax law, a new survey...
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Thousands of ‘accidental Americans’ who face surprise US tax demands and intrusive investigations of bank accounts have called on the new French MP for North America to help them end their problems. Anyone born in the US has US nationality...
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By Paul Ebeling Prominent US Lawmakers Urge President Trump to Repeal FATCA Rep. Mark Meadows and Sen. Rand Paul have sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and OMB Director Mick Mulvaney urging President Trump take action to “mitigate the...
This week the Senate version of the tax reform bill will come to the Senate floor. The Campaign to Repeal FATCA has learned that Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) plans to offer as a floor amendment his bill S. 869...
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William Byrnes (Texas A&M University Law) I was recently asked to analyze the often quoted figure of $150 billion lost by the U.S. Treasury to foreign non-tax compliance by U.S. taxpayers.  My transcribed remarks are below.  Also, see William Byrnes’...
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By Elizabeth Thompson An agreement that has resulted in hundreds of thousands of Canadian banking records being sent to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service could violate the U.S. constitution, a congressional subcommittee heard Wednesday. Testifying before a subcommittee of the House Committee...
SOURCEThe Hill
BY NIGEL GREEN August 2, 2017 One of the most commonly used (and abused) buzzwords in public life is “transparency.” Transparency is good. Everybody’s for it. The problem is the different, even contradictory, meanings the word is given. “It is...

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