Green Party of Canada Speaks Out on FATCA, Agreement with U.S.

Greens call for Harper Government not to sign agreement with Washington until Parliament has had a chance to “examine and debate whether an IGA...

With Final FATCA Rules Released, It’s Now Or Never

Last week the Treasury Department finally released the oft delayed final rules for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. The 544 pages of rules...

Nomad Capitalist Report: Jan 19, 2013

This week’s episode of our weekly radio show aired January 19, 2013, on our flagship station WVNJ New York and online. James Jatras is the...

The Janus Face of US Tax Policy

FATCA law is self-destructing fiscal protectionism. The U.S. government has long had two minds on tax competition. Politicians routinely complain about so-called tax havens and...

Foreign Banks Rejoice: Overreaching U.S. Tax Law in Trouble

The implementation of a new and ill-conceived tax act, which would damage the U.S. economy, adversely affect American firms that operate globally and negatively...

FATCA Ends 2012 with a Whimper, Stumbles into 2013

Proponents of the “Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) – a/k/a “the worst law most Americans have never heard of” – fell short at...