SOURCEiExpats
Protests are rising against the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) as a coalition of 23 groups is lobbying Congress to repeal the law. FATCA was approved by former President Barack Obama in 2010 as a tool for uncovering...
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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...
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...
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...
SOURCEPR Newswire
Nigel Green: The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act "has only rolled on because of legally unauthorized 'intergovernmental agreements,'" so cancelling them would "doom this terrible, toxic law." WASHINGTON, April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nigel Green, CEO of deVere Group and...
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...
SOURCEThe Hill
By James George Jatras, opinion contributor On Wednesday, the House Subcommittee on Government Operations of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will hold a hearing on the unintended consequences of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA. Featuring witnesses...
SOURCEThe Hill
By Nigel Green When the Republican-controlled Congress moves forward with drafting comprehensive tax reform legislation to put on President Donald Trump’s desk, one item ought to be high on the list of provisions but probably isn’t yet — repealing 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...
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...

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