SOURCECompetitive Enterprise Institute
America is the only major country in the world to have an extraterritorial tax system, demanding its expatriate citizens pay tax on their foreign earnings. For many years this rule was obeyed more in the breach than the observance, but...
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...
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By Nigel Green President Donald Trump was ushered into power partly on the promises of tax cuts and reforms. The pledges that were made in this regard were crowd pleasers and vote winners. But the highly anticipated tax program appears to...
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’...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
SOURCEAmerican Thinker
By Theo Caldwell "A territorial tax system – what is that?" So inquired a White House reporter of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin as he outlined President Trump's tax reform proposal. The question itself, and the baffled tone in which it was delivered,...
SOURCELe Temps
La loi financière imposée par les Etats-Unis aux établissements bancaires du monde entier a rapporté 10 milliards de dollars en impôts, selon l’IRS. Pourtant, une étude montre que les coûts de mise en œuvre étaient tels que Fatca n’aurait rapporté...

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