What the new IRS rules mean for U.S. citizens living in Canada natpo.st/KK2Oao – Not much so far – what is a “low compliance risk”?
— U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) June 30, 2012
“For taxpayers in the grey zone — the small business owner, the high income earner, the wealthy grandmother with assets in a holding company — the news release may be less comforting,” said Christine Perry, a cross border tax specialist with Keel Cottrelle LLP.
“Until we get some indication of who is a compliance risk and who isn’t I think there will be a continued reluctance to come forward.”
U.S. taxman finally eases pressure on American citizens in Canada vancouversun.com/business/taxma… – Only for those who are “low compliance risk”
— U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) July 1, 2012
The IRS was, in my view, slow to the point of negligence in determining some kind of relief for people who were put in a terrible situation through no wilful wrongdoing. And the agency still needs to clarify the details.
Brockers who are inclined to comment take note.