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...
SOURCECNBC
Some 9 million Americans reside abroad. More than 4 in 10 wouldn't rule out renouncing U.S. citizenship, according to a survey. Darla Mercado Americans abroad have just about had it with Uncle Sam's tax filing requirements. Those were the findings from...
SOURCECBS News
By Jonathan Berr How upset are some Americans about how the IRS deals with expats? More than 3,000 of them living overseas renounced their U.S. citizenship in the first two quarters of 2017, already ahead of the 2,999 who cut...
SOURCEThe Connexion
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...
SOURCEThe New American
Written by TNA Video The Foreign Account Tax Compliance (FATCA) been called the "worst tax law you never heard of," and for good reason, explains The New American's Foreign Correspondent Alex Newman. Snuck into a Democrat "jobs" bill and signed...
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...
SOURCECampaign to Repeal FATCA
On April 26, Rep. Mark Meadows chaired a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Government Oversight examining the destructive impact of FATCA. Rep. Meadows is sponsor of the House FATCA repeal bill (H.R. 2054); the companion Senate bill (S....
VIAKluwer International Tax Blog
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’...
SOURCECenter for Freedom and Prosperity
(Washington, D.C., Tuesday, March 21, 2017) A coalition of 23 taxpayer protection and grassroots organizations sent a letter today urging Congressional leadership to include repeal of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) as part of comprehensive tax reform....
SOURCENewsmax
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...

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