Articles on FATCA, CBT, Citizenship matters that have come to our attention during 2018.
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Living abroad, need help with US taxes, Reddit.
Report Says US Is World’s Second-Largest Tax Haven, Lynnley Browning, Bloomberg, US.
Global study names Switzerland as capital of bank secrecy, John O’Donnell, Reuters.
The Consequences of Filing Form 8854 Late, Phil Hodgen, Hogden Law Blog, US.
Trump tax reforms leads US entrepreneurs in Canada to consider giving up US citizenship,Globe and Mail, Canada. Paywalled – but part of the article is on the Globe and Mail’s Facebook page.
Tax Crimes Related News from Davos, Jack Townsend, Federal Tax Crimes, US.
KYC, Global, Mobile and Smartphone-Focused, Pymts.
Trump picks lawyer as next IRS commissioner, sources say, Aaron Lorenzo, Politico, US.
Lesbian couple sues for son’s US citizenship, BBC News, UK.
US plays Lone Ranger on international tax to its detriment, Peter A. Barnes and H. David Rosenbloom, The Hill, US.
Ottawa triggers NAFTA Chapter 19 over punitive US import duties on Bombardier, CSeries, softwood lumber, Financial Post, Canada.
US citizens living in Canada: Beware these five tax traps, Matt Altro and David Altro, Globe and Mail, Canada.
American expats are left high and dry by Trump’s tax reform: Uncle Sam needs to stop penalizing Americans and US green card holders living abroad, Grover Norquist and Patrick Gleason, NBC, US.
Netherlands expels top Eritrean diplomat, Daniel Mumbere, Africa News.
Advisors must be aware of the complexities US citizens face, Andrew Vaughan-Payne, International Advisor.
The Netherlands expels Eritrea’s top diplomat over ‘diaspora tax’ enforcement, Deutsche Welle, Germany.
The Stealthy Increase In The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act of 2017, Charles Rubin, TaxConnections.
Tax Court Bars IRS From Collecting Under FBAR, Roger Russell, Accounting Today, US.
Schumer asks IRS to give break to all NY residents who prepaid property taxes, Jerry Zremski, Buffalo (NY) News, US.
Millions of Americans have moved overseas — and it’s not because the U.S. is a ‘shithole’, Philip Bump, Washington Post, US.
Pressure to have kids become US citizens by consulate in Montréal, Reddit.
Tax Court bars IRS from collecting under FBAR, Roger Russell, Accounting Today, US.
US Treasury grants yet another extension of time for reporting signature authorities (FBAR, Form 114) over certain foreign financial accounts, EY Global Tax Alert.
National Taxpayer Advocate Deliverse Annual Report to Congress; Discusses Tax Reform Implementation and Unveils ‘Purple Book’, Internal Revenue Service, US.
https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/national-taxpayer-advocate-delivers-annual-report-to-congress-discusses-tax-reform-implementation-and-unveils-purple-book IR-2018-3, Jan. 10, 2018
Birth tourism brings Russian baby boom to Miami, Cynthia McFadden, Sarah Fitzpatrick, Tracy Connor and Anna R. Schecter, NBC, US.
Russian women are paying big money to come to the US for a very controversial reason, Chris Enloe, The Blaze, US.
Investing with One Hand Tied Behind Your Back – an Australian Perspective on United States Tax Rules for Non-Resident Citizens, Karen Alpert, SSRN.
Expats hit as funds suspended over missing Priips documents, Kirsten Hastings and Sonia Rach, International Investor.
Lesson From The Tax Court: Reporting Income v. Reporting Information, Bryan Camp, TaxProf Blog, US.
NYT Article on the Stefan Buck, Offshore Account Enabler, Acquittal, Jack Townsend, Federal Tax Crimes, US.
Relief for some US bankers in Switzerland as court blocks tax case info disclosure, Helen Burggraf, International Investment.
Swiss court stops handover of bank employee details to US, SwissInfo, Switzerland.
Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: the expat American’s perspective, David McKeegan, International Investment.
Show Me the Money: Where are all the FATCA Fat Cats? William Byrnes, IFC Review