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US Taxpayers Dash To Tell About Offshore Accounts

US President Barack Obama’s Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is really starting to bite on American taxpayers and expats with offshore bank accounts...

Thailand Strengthens Tax Bonds With USA

Thailand is the latest nation to reinforce tax treaties to expose the financial secrets of US expats to the internal Revenue Service (IRS). The US...
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FATCA List – March 1, 2016

Thousands more financial institutions have registered as compliant on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) database. The latest list published by the US Internal...
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FATCA List – February 1, 2016

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) appears to have stopped updating the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) List of compliant foreign financial institutions. The list...
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IRS Adds More Foreign Banks To Disclosure Blacklist

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has added more banks to the swelling list of financial institutions involved in tax avoidance. Customers of these banks...

IRS Is Failing US Expats, Tax Advocate Complains

The IRS has closed overseas offices and cut other services that has left many Americans living abroad with a lack of support, says the...
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What To Do If You Receive A FATCA Letter

FATCA letters are going out from banks around the world to millions of US expats in readiness for reporting their financial information to the...
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FATCA List – January 1, 2016

Christmas Island has timely picked the festive holiday to join the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) list of Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) jurisdictions. The...
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FATCA List – December 1, 2015

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reports no new registrations under Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) rules in November. The list stays at 177,147...

FATCA Helps IRS Net £5 Billion In Lost Tax

The US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) has helped grab £5.17 billion in lost tax held in secret offshore bank accounts. The Internal Revenue...

FATCA List – November 2, 2015

More than 1,600 new financial institutions have signed up to the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) List. The list now covers 177,147 institutions...
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IRS Targets Secret Offshore Bank Accounts

US taxpayers with secret bank accounts in Belize are about to feel the full force of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). A federal court in...
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Judge Throws Out FATCA Legal Challenge

A long-awaited legal challenge against the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) was rejected in the courts. The Federal Court of Canada rejected an...

British Expats Face FATCA Account Closures

Banks are threatening to close accounts of British expats living in the USA if they fail to complete piles of paperwork to comply with...

FATCA List – September 1, 2015

Almost 173,500 financial institutions from around the world have signed up to report customer information to the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) under the...
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FATCA Fails Fair And Just Test Of Good Law Making

A good test of a fair and just law is that the people who have to comply consider the rules fair and just. Now and...
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FATCA List – August1, 2015

As the first reporting deadline for FATCA passed on July 31, more than 5,500 new financial institutions signed up to comply with the US...

FATCA Is A Real Threat To US Expats In Philippines

The financial rigours of Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) are looming on the horizon for US expats in the Philippines. For a long time,...

FATCA List – June1, 2015

The US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) of foreign financial institutions signing up to pass the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) information about American...

Banks Chase US Expats With FATCA Letters

US expats worldwide are receiving letters from their banks demanding they prove their identity and disclose their tax details. This chasing down of the 6...