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’...
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...
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...
SOURCECCH Daily
A coalition of 23 US taxpayer protection and grassroots organisations is campaigning for the repeal of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), labelling the regulations 'unacceptable and un-American’ on the grounds they fail to tackle tax avoidance 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...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
SOURCEAmericans for Tax Reform
After more than 30 years, comprehensive, pro-growth tax reform may finally be signed into law in 2017. This is an opportunity to cut taxes for American families and businesses across the board, enact an internationally competitive system for businesses,...

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