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How To Tell If You Are An Accidental American

If you are an American and don’t know it, you could be in for a shock when an unexpected tax bill comes through the...
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US Expats Show Shocking Ignorance Of FATCA

Expat Americans know shockingly little about laws that require them to report their overseas savings and investments. The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) was...

Accidental Americans Financially Frustrated By FATCA

Strict tax rules governing US taxpayers who live abroad are highlighting the plight of Accidental Americans in some countries. Accidental Americans are people who have...
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Repeal FATCA Appeal Rejected By US Supreme Court

A legal challenge claiming a US tax law aimed at uncovering hidden offshore earnings and investments violated constitutional rights has been thrown out again...

Trump’s Tax Reform Does Little For Expats

US President Donald Trump has made a lot of noise about his tax reforms - but what do they mean for American expats? The answer...

FATCA List – November 2017

The US tax man has had a shake out of foreign financial institutions that have signed up to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. In...

FATCA List – October 2, 2017

More than half the foreign financial institutions on the IRS FATCA reporting list come from just six countries. Out of the 294,173 registered institutions, 157,176...
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Two-Thirds Of US Expats Resent IRS Tax Filing And FATCA

Huge numbers of the 9 million US expats living around the world are fed up with the IRS and resent tax filing from their...

FATCA List – July 25, 2017

The latest list of foreign financial institutions reporting information about their American customers to the Internal Revenue Service is still increasing. The list published on...
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Repeal FATCA Protest Hits Washington Wall of Silence

Repeal FATCA campaigners have met a wall of silence from the corridors of power in Washington DC. Despite Republican promises to scrap the Foreign Account...

FATCA List – June 4, 2017

The list of foreign financial institutions passing data about their American customers to the internal revenue service is still growing. The latest list, which was...

FATCA List – June 4, 2017

Despite campaigners lobbying to repeal the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) introduced by former US President Barack Obama, the list of foreign financial...

FATCA List – May 2017

The list of financial organisations signing up to show compliance with the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act is still growing. FATCA demands financial institutions...

FATCA List – April 1, 2017

Almost 4,000 financial institutions signed up to the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act in March. FATCA demands the financial institutions tell the IRS about...

FATCA List – March 1, 2017

More than 3,000 financial institutions signed up to the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. The controversial act demands the financial institutions tell the IRS...

Boris Johnson Among Thousands Handing Back US Passports

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was among the record number of American-born citizens handing back their passports last year. The latest Federal Register shows 5,411...
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Repeal FATCA Pressure Builds Up For Trump

Pressure on US President Donald Trump to repeal the controversial Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) are growing. FATCA demands foreign banks and financial institutions...

IRS Ready To Pull Passports For US Expats With Tax Debts

Alongside the face-off in the courts over Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from some Muslim countries is a threat to snatch back passports...

FATCA List – February 1, 2017

US President Donald Trump has yet to sign off an executive order repealing the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) despite an election pledge. The...

FATCA List – November 1, 2016

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has added more than 16,000 new listings to the database of financial institutions worldwide declaring they meet the...