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FATCA List – January 2019

The US Internal Revenue Service’s list of foreign financial institutions reporting to them under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) grew by 649...

Time For US Expats To Think About Year-End Tax

US expats in the UK should be sorting out their financial affairs as the tax year end approaches on December 31. This year is important...

Trump Ready To Cut US Expat Tax Ties

Thousands of Accidental Americans living around the world could be freed of the US tax burden that goes with their passport. President Donald Trump has...

FATCA List – November 2018

The US Internal Revenue Service’s list of foreign financial institutions reporting to them under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) grew by 2,113...

IRS Snatches Passports From Taxpayers In Debt

It’s not a good time to be American expat and owe the Internal Revenue Service money as the tax man moves to snatch back...

FATCA List – October 2018

Another 1,734 foreign financial institutions signed up to the US Internal Revenue Service’s FATCA list during September. The number of FFIs worldwide on the list...

FATCA List – July 2018

The number of foreign financial institutions signing up for US Internal Revenue Service Foreign Account Compliance Tax Act approval has slowed. The list saw 7,071...

FATCA List – July 2018

Another 7,000 foreign financial institutions joined the US Internal Revenue Service in June. The latest list of accredited FFIs runs to 314,026 banks, trusts and...

Watchdog Raps IRS For FATCA Compliance Blunders

Government spending watchdogs have slammed the US Internal Revenue Service for compliance blunders while spending hundreds of millions of dollars on the Foreign Account...

FATCA List – June 2018

Another 3,766 foreign financial institutions have registered with the US Internal Revenue Service to report customer financial information under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance...

US Expats Get Dear John Letters From Their Banks

US banks are freezing accounts and investments for American expats to avoid the cost of money laundering and tax avoidance laws. Hundreds of expats have...

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 – January 2018

The first list of foreign financial institutions compliant with the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) has been published by the US Internal...

US Boom Creeps Towards Setting A Record

Financial experts are closely watching the US as the expanding economy is approaching new records. The US economy has not faltered since 2009 – a...

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...

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 Lobby Vows To Fight On After Another Legal Setback

Expats have vowed to carry on their fight to challenge the controversial Foreign Account Compliance Tax Act (FATCA) despite setbacks in the courts. The Republican...

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...