Today, I received a letter from my Member of Parliament (Deputy Finance Critic), Phil McColeman.
So I went old school and sent a letter.
I’ve told him about the accidental Americans I meet at random in his riding…the look of anguish when I make the decision to force feed the the red pill known as FATCA. I’ve also told him about the impacts of FATCA on non-Americans (spouses, children, etc.)
Oddly, he didn’t mention them in his letter.
I’ll be writing him back and adding the PDF from a few weeks about about potential costs of FATCA to the Canadian economy and some new stories of accidental Americans he “represents” in Ottawa.
Anyway, here’s the letter if you’re having trouble falling asleep: