Articles on FATCA, CBT, Citizenship matters that have come to our attention during 2014
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Les États-Unis renouent avec l’hégémonie, Sébastien Julian, l”Express, France.
The Renewed Push for Deeper North American Integration, Dana Gabriel, Activist Post, US.
IRS Hikes Offshore Account Penalties to 50% for Bank Leumi, Sovereign, 10 Others, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Financial institutions asked to register for FATCA by December 31, Economic Times, India.
Quitting America: Giving up citizenship to save money on taxes, Jaime Hellman, AlJazeera.
The Lastest FATCA Propaganda and Atrocities, Paul Seymour, Dollar Vigilante.
Washington Has Shaped 2015 to be a Year of Conflict. The Conflict Could be Intense. Paul Craig Roberts, Strategic Culture Foundation, US.
Sebi flags down government on India-US tax pact, Business Standard, India.
Vatican Bank Joins 100 Nations in FATCA Offshore Account Hunt, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
A Clumsy Law Makes US Expats Financial Lepers, Wall Street Journal, US.
India gets a month more to sign FATCA with US: Revenue Minister Shantikanta Das, Economic Times, India.
The Problem of Dual Citizenship, Editorial, Los Angeles Times, US.
CBR launches SWIFT alternative for domestic payments, RT, Russia.
China Steps In as World’s New Bank, William Pesek, Bloomberg View, US.
The Vatican Bank, Christmas Cheer, and FATCA, Robert Goulder, Forbes, US.
Caroline Ciraolo to Join Justice Department’s Tax Division as Principal Deputy, Mary Jacoby, Main Justice, US.
Not American? You stil might have to file US taxes, Sophia Yan, CNN, US.
International “Double Trouble” Taxation, Michael DeBlis, Taxchat, PodOmatic.
Tax setback for Indian firms in the US, YouTube.
France waves discreet goodbye to 75 percent super-tax, Hannah Murphy and Mark John, Sun-Sentinel, US.
It’s Official: The Worldwide Bail-ins Are Coming, Mark Nestman, Nestman.
Is The Justification For The United States’ System Of Worldwide Taxation A Hoax? – Part I, Michael DeBlis III, TaxConnections.
International “Double Trouble” Taxation, Michael DeBlis III, TaxChat.
What Does London Mayor’s Unpaid Tax Bill Say About the IRS? Tom Yamachika, Honolulu Civil Beat, US.
Perché in Italia è in atto la congiura di silenzio sul Facta [sic], Giuseppe Pennisi, Formiche, Italy.
IRS Issues John Doe Summons to FedEx, DHS, UPS, HSBC in Massive Off-Shore Account Hunt, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
The week the dam broke in Russia and ended Putin’s dreams, Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, The Telegraph, UK.
IRS chief supports simplifying tax system, says it’s “beyond the pale of making any sense”, Steve Jordon, Omaha World-Herald, US.
Obama renews tax breaks, creates ABLE accounts, Darlene Superville, Yahoo News, US.
Obama Signs 2014 Tax Extenders: Money in Your Pocket, Ashlea Ebeling, Forbes, US.
FATCA FAQs Updated and Citizenship Renunciation Research, Carmelan Polce, Democrats Abroad.
Why I Don’t Want to Become an American Citizen, Sharon M. Nelson, Huffington Post, US.
Hong Kong Banks Shut Down US Accounts Rather Than Deal with FATCA, Benedict Lynn, China Briefing.
Meet the “accidental American” with a big tax bill, Sophia Yan, CNN Money, US.
Opinion: Senate Proposal Could Aid “Marginalized” US Expats, Jonathan Lachowitz, Wall Street Journal, US.
20 Facts About IRS Targeting Those E-mails and the White House, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
The IRS’s Long Reach Doesn’t Just Apply to Corporations, Gavin Ekins, Tax Foundation, US.
20 Really Stupid Things in the US Tax Code, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
US Protectionism inside Canada? Sorry, that’s not on the table, Globe and Mail, Canada.
Boris Johnson risks US fine or jail time over failure to pay US capital gains tax on London property, Ollie Gordon, City AM, UK.
IRS Can Audit for Three Years, Six Years … or Forever, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Christine Flowers Defends US Citizenship in New York Times, Dan McQuade, Philadephia, US.
Indian Americans’ global assets under tax lens: India may soon become signatory to US tax law, Sugata Ghosh, Economic Times, India.
Why Does Uncle Sam Hate American Expats? Neil Gandal, Wall Street Journal, US.
“Accidental Americans” Face Big Tax Bill, Sophia Yan, WKIA, US.
FATCA’s by the US IRS, Bee Lin Ang, Forbes, US.
Ottawa Threatens to block Buy American rules in Canada, Barrie McKenna, Globe and Mail, Canada.
How to Renounce your US Citizenship and Become Stateless. Interview with Glen Roberts. Jeff Berwick, The Market Oracle.
Taxing New Rules Make Hiding Cash Harder, Abby Schultz, Barrons, US.
Republicans seek to cripple IRS, Rachel Bade, Politico, US.
We finally have an idea of how much money Burger King will save by moving to Canada, Roberto Ferdman, Washington Post, US.
Whopper of aTax Dodge, Americans for Tax Fairness, US.
Giving up your US passport? It’s going to cost you, Sophia Yan, CNN Money, US.
In support of Boris Johnson: The US’ imperialistic foreign tax law helps no one, Nigel Green, City A.M.
IRS Extends “Deemed Compliant Status for Countries for FATCA, Michael Cohn, Accounting Today.
American citizens like Boris must pay more tax, says US Ambassador to UK (but Google and Amazon are doing nothing wrong, Matt Chorley, (Daily Mail) Mail Online, UK.
Why London’s Mayor Won’t Pay “Outrageous” Tax Bill, Mark Nestman, Nestman.
Why I’m Giving Up My US Passport: Jonathan Tepper, Bloomberg News, US.
Ask an Expert: Answering an Expat’s Real Estate Query, Jonathan Lachowitz, Wall Street Journal, US.
Is FATCA Doing More Harm Than Good? Michael DeBlis, III, Tax Connections, US.
Swiss Bank Drops Out of IRS Compliance Program, Alexander Anton, Heartland.
Deutsche Bank Hit With Tax Evasion Charges, Lauren Gensler, Forbes, US.
Why I’m Giving Up My Passport, Jonathan Tepper, New York Times, USA.
Financial Repression Authority with Nick Giambruno, Gordon Long interviews Nick Giambruno, Safe Haven.
Banking Secrecy to remain despite FATCA, Osama Habib, Daily Star, Lebanon.
PwC pushes for FATCA implementation in Nigeria, Modestus Anaesoronye, BusinessDay, Nigeria.
London Mayor Refuses to Pay Tax Bill, Jeffrey Kahn, TaxConnections, US.
London Mayor Is Poster Boy for Expat Tax Woes, Laura Saunders, NASDAQ, US.
London Mayor Is poster Boy for Expat Tax Woes, Laura Saunders, Wall Street Journal, US.
The Two Faces of Chuck Schumer, Dan Henninger, Wall Street Journal, US.
Putin offers amnesty for money coming back to Russia, RT, Russia.
Planning a move to the US? Three tax tips to consider, Tim Cestnick, Globe and Mail, Canada.
London Mayor Pushes Back Against the IRS for “Outrageous” Tax Assessment, Michael DeBlis III, TaxConnections, US.
Feeding on FATCA: London & Capital US family office AUM surges 226%, James Phillipps, Wealth Manager, UK.
NDP One-Question Survey, New Democratic Party, Canada.
Better Not Pout — Like it or Not, US Citizens Owe US Taxes, Karen Yates and Shannon Smith Retzke, Wealth Management, US.
Obama Watch: FATCA on Tour, Casey Research.
2016 Priorities Survey, Democratic Party, US.
Tom Alciere speaks on FACTA, podcast, Free Talk Live.
IRS Commissioner On The Agency’s Biggest Challenge: It’s A Serious Problem, Kelly Phillips Erb, Forbes, US.
Crikey! American tax grab is outrageous, Ali Hussain, Sunday Times, UK.
London mayor’s unpaid tax bill shows why some people don’t want to be Americans anymore, Adam Taylor, Washington Post, US.
Are Criminals Outsmarting the IRS? Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Here’s Why London Mayor Boris Johnson is Refusing to Pay His US Tax Bill, Gene Gianotta, Business 2 Community.
FATCA: Boris Won’t Pay His US Taxes, Mahmoud Sarvari, Pars Herald.
Cayman and UK government work to implement shared vision, Timali Ebanks, Cayman Compass.
In “Lost” Trove of IRS Emails, 2,500 May Link White House to Confidential Taxpayer Data, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Finance Minister Seeks Canadians’ Ideas on Creating Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity, Department of Finance, Canada
Questions on the Canada-US FATCA Agreement, Allison Christians, Tax, Society and Culture, Canada.
IRS Staffers with Tax Debts Eligible for Bonuses, Bernie Becker, The Hill, US.
Tax crackdown: perfect storm brewing for undeclared offshore assets, Dylan Lobo, Wealth Management.
London’s Boris Johnson Gets Help in IRS Fight, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Canada Revenue Agency privacy breach leaks prominent Canadians’ tax details, Dean Beeby, CBC-tv.
Canada Revenue Agency leaks its own data, hands journalists private tax details, Megan Geuss, ArcTechnica.
My Grandkids as American Citizens: a Good Idea? David Litke, Times of Israel.
An American Expatriate Share Boris Johnson’s Tax Pain, Lisa Pollack, Financial Times.
Is the IRS A Force To Be Rekoned With by Boris Johnson, ZM Ishmurzina, Artio Partners.
Bloomberg: Calls for US Exit Tax on Horizon, Staff, Daily Bell.
Miserable, Awful and Delayed: Commissioner, Tax Advocate Talk 2015 Tax Season, Kelly Phillips Erb, Forbes, US.
November 2014: White Collar Litigation Update, Quinn Emmanel Urquhart & Sullivan, JD Supra.
This Fallout From FATCA Reveals Where the Dollar (and Inflation) May be Going, Rachel Mills, BirchGold, US.
Credit Suisse Fined $2.6bn by US for ‘decades’ of tax evasion, Katherine Denham, International Advisor.
Chuck Schumer: We Shouldn’t Have Passed Obamacare in 2010, Sarah Hurtubise, Daily Caller, US.
Prisoners in US Find Hobby in Income Tax Fraud, Isaac M. O’Bannion, CPA Practice Advisor.
Where Were You in 1989?, Stephen Prentice, Aviation Pros, US.
Even Non-Owner Signers on Offshore Accounts Face FATCA and FBAR Risks, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Children, Taxes and FBARs — Not Mere Child’s Play! Virginia La Torre Jeker, Anglo-Info, Dubai.
Expat Finance Tax Guide, Wall Street Journal, US.
Boris’s dilemma: relinquish his US passport or pay American tax, Anne Jolis, The Spectator, UK.
Why America Needs an Exit Tax, Charles Kenny, BloombergBusinessweek, US.
IRS Hounds Mayor of London for Taxes on UK House, The American Interest.
November 2014 Update: FATCA Goes Global, Democrats Abroad.
The New American Expatiate: More Collateral FATCA Damage, Michael DeBlis III, DeBlis & DeBlis, US.
The Truth About FATCA and its Effect on US Citizens Abroad, Christian Reeves, Economic Policy Journal.
No Taxes, Please, I’m British, London Mayor Tells IRS, Tom Beardsworth, Bloomberg News.
London’s Mayor Calls US Capital-Gains Tax “Outrageous”, Jason Douglas, Wall Street Journal, US.
Mayor of London Caught Up in US Tax Dispute, Jim Pickard, Financial Times, UK.
US Citizenship Returns to Tax Boris, Vanessa Houlder, George Parker and Gina Chon, Financial Times, UK.
Nothing to fear from common defence with Americans, says Canada’s Defence Minister, Canadian Press, Calgary Herald.
Obama and Harper don’t like each other and only a new leader can thaw relations, John Ibbitson, Globe and Mail, Canada.
London Mayor Boris Johnson Politely Gives IRS the Finger, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
New York-born London Mayor refuses to pay US tax bill, Haroon Siddique, The Guardian, UK.
FATCA, Automatic Information Exchange, and the End of Financial Privacy, William McBride, Tax Foundation, US.
FATCA: Some Mull Giving Up US Citizenship, James Paul Sabo, Royal Gazette, Bermuda.
UK Pensions in the USA Don’t Work, the Only Way is QROPS, Ali Shahsavandi, ParsHerald.
Barbados and US sign FATCA agreement, Stabroek News, Guyana.
“FATCA is a Fungus”, Dalila Ver Elst, International Advisor.
Mayor Boris Johnson’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day … As An American, Robert Wood, Forbes. US.
FACTA Update: Treasury Clarifies Obligations of Participating FFIs to Report Pre-Existing Accounts, Matthew Lee, JD Supra, US.
FATCA: Are Transnational Criminal Networks Influencing US Policy? Natasha Srdoc. Huffington Post, US.
I Am Canada, Hear Me Roar Mr. President, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
US Expats Cost of Tax Compliance: How Heavy is your FATCA + CBT Burden, Rachel Milios, FederalTaxGroup, US
Kiss Your Financial Privacy Goodbye, Matt Welch, Reason, US.
FATCA: The US law with the global impact, V. Katasonov, Novorossia, Russia.
Why Southeast Asia matters to US businesses, Curtis S. Chin, Fortune, US.
The Money in your Bank Account was Stolen this Morning, Dave Hodges, The Common Sense Show, US.
Over 4,000 Taiwan bank accounts affected by FATCA, WantChinaTimes
Russell Brand on Revolution, Fighting Inequality, Addiction, Militarized Policing and Noam Chomsky, interview with Amy Goodman and Jeremy Paxton, Democracy Now.
Outrage Obama Wants to Regular Internet, Martin Armstrong, TalkDigitalNetwork.
Boris Johnson interview (disucsses CBT and renunciation), The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU (NPR), US.
More than 4,000 Taiwan bank accounts affected by FATCA, Central News Agency, Taiwan News.
The Weil Not-Guilty Verdict – Road Map for Criminal Defense Strategies, Ronald Marini, Tax News, US.
Bitcoin Accounts May Be Subject to FBAR, FATCA Reporting, Bloomberg News, US.
Previously Unreleased IRS Guidelines for FBAR Audits, Brager Tax Law Group, US.
Americans Renouncing Citizenship Due to Banking, Taxes, Loans, HilltopViews, US.
Preventing Taxpaying Milk Cows from Seeking Greener Pastures, Nick Giambruno, GoldSeek.
Supreme Court Weighs State Tax Authority, Sam Hamamel, Yahoo News, US.
Dear USA, You Seem to be Somewhat Confused, Facebook.
The Government of Canada’s Statement of Defence to ADCS’s Statement of Claim, Trish Moon, Alliance for the Defence of Canadian Sovereignty, Canada.
FATCA costs spiral beyond expectations, Lindsey Kennedy, Treasury Insider, US.
FATCA Letters Promise Disclosure to IRS, What To Do, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Will the Republicans Repeat FATCA? The Federal Tax Group, US.
IRS on Quiet Filings for Offshore Account Delinquincies and Underreporting, Federal Tax and Form Crimes, US.
Canada, China sign currency deal aimed at boosting trade, CBC News, Canada.
The Devastating Failure of the Bank Secrecy Act of 1970, Anthony, IRS Medic.
IRS Customs Hold at Airports: Should I Worry? Rachel, Federal Tax Group, US.
Tax Data Demand Risk to Bank Secrecy, The Daily Star, Lebanon.
US anti-tax evasion law, FATCA, starts to hit home, Virginie Montet, Yahoo News. Also in Daily Mail, UK. Also in Business Insider.
US anti tax evasion law under fire, AFP, iAfrica.
FATCA Cost Concerns Grow, Raymond Doherty, Economia.
US Expat Tax Law Proves Unfair Intrusion, Charles Grey, Global Times.
Face the FATCA: US Citizen Living Abroad? The IRS Wants You to File, Frank Casciaro, Mondaq.
Obama Drives Record 10,000 Wealthy US Taxpayers to Renounce Citizenship, John Gaver, Examiner.
FATCA and CBT, St Louis Post-Dispatch Forum, US.
IRS Cpmmissioner Predicts Miserable 2015 Tax Filing Season, Ashlea Ebeling, Forbes, US.
FATCA Is Destroying Lives, And It’s Going Global, Jeff Berwick, Dollar Vigilante
Obama Drives Record 10,000 Wealthy US Taxpayers to Renounce Citizenship, John Gaver, Examiner.
Lutte contre l’évasion fiscale or l’imperialisme, la loi FATCA se fair sentir, L’orient le jour, Lebanon.
Banker Charged with Offshore Tax Evasion Acquitted at Trial, Michael DeBlis III, Tax Connections, US.
Greed Reason Many Renounce Citizenship, DeWayne Wickham, Pacific Daily News, Guam, US.
Top UBS Banker Not Guilty of Tax Evasion: Big Blow to Offshore Crackdown, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Number of Americans Renouncing Citizenship Continues at Record Pace, Greenback Tax Services.
14 Facts About the Obama Presidency Most People Don’t Know, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Forum, US.
The Honorable Jed Rakoff on why innocent people plead guilty, Jack Townsend, Federal Tax Crimes, US.
Finance Ministers in 51 Countries Declare Bank Secrecy Act ‘Obsolete’, Carlo Carlozzi, CoinTelegraph.
The Flophouse Gets FACTAed, Victoria Ferauge, The Franco-American Flophouse, France.
IRS Employee Not Guilty of Inadvertent Disclosures, Jim McElhatton, Washington Times, US.
Why Some Americans Abroad Renounce Citizenship, Keith Redmond, CNBC, US.
Minister McClay Announces Formation of Oceania to Govern Western World #GATCA, Mark Hubbard, Life Behind the Iron Drape, New Zealand.
Black Money: Failure to Sign Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act with US May Hurt India, Deepshikha Sikhanwar, Economic Times, India.
Americans Renounce Citizenship in New Record Numbers, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
51 Nations Swap Offshore Account Tax Data, FATCA on Steroids, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Swiss Banks Unite and Fire Back at the Department of Justice, Michael DeBlis III, Tax Connections, US.
America’s Millennials Deserting Obama, Democrats, Poll Suggests, Meagan Fitzpatrick, CBC, Canada.
Anti-FATCA Group Hires US Lawyer, Drew Hasselback, Financial Post, Canada.
American Expats in Canada: Here’s How to Make Sense of Filing US Taxes, David A. Altro and Jonah Z. Speigelman, Globe and Mail, Canada.
Global Data-Sharing Accord Expands Push to Find Tax Cheat, Patrick Donahue and Rainer Buergin, Bloomberg News, US.
Record Number of Americans Renouncing Citizenship Because of Overseas Tax Burdens, Ali Weinberg, ABC News, US.
Is Giving Up Citizenship … Un-American? Allen Wastler, CNBC, US.
Black Money Disclosures May Prove Costly for Banks, Vrishti Benewal, Business Standard, India.
Many US Expats Have Mulled Dumping Citizenship Over FATCA, Ansuja Harjani, NBC News, US.
Letter to State Department on Behalf of #Americansabroad – Renunciation Fee Increase, John Richardson, From the Desk of John Richardson, ADCS-ADCS, Canada
5.5 Million Americans Eye Giving Up US Citizenship, Survey Reveals, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Bulk of Americans Abroad Want to Ditch Passport, Ansuja Harjani, Yahoo News, US.
Bulk of Americans Abroad Want to Ditch Passport, Ansuja Harjani, CNBC, US.
Bulk of Americans Abroad Want to Ditch Passport, Ansuja Harjani, Yahoo Canada News, Canada.
Hundreds Give Up US Passports After New Tax Rules Start, Zoe Schneeweiss and Richard Rubin, Bloomberg News, US.
5 Expat Tax Topics You Probably Haven’t Heard About, The Costa Rica News.
Switzerland to Add Info Exchange Provisions to All DTAs, Ukrika Lomas, Tax-News.
Forgotten Coup: How America and Britain Crushed the Government of their “Ally” Australia, John Pilger, John Pilger Blog, Australia.
Bob McIntosh: FATCA – the worst law you’ve never heard of,” Bob McIntosh, Twin Cities Pioneer Press, US.
Don’t Expect FATCA Reciprocation Anytime Soon, Brian Garst, Center for Freedom and Prosperity, US.
Preventing Taxpaying Milk Cows From Leaving the Pasture, Nick Giambruno, International Man.
World’s Happiest Expats Live Here, Ansuya Harjani, CNBC, US.
Updated IRS Streamlined Filing Program: Snowbirds Beware, Paul Barba, Moodys Gartner Tax Law, Canada.
Insurance Industry Seeks Reprieve from Form 1099 FATCA Reporting, Bloomberg BNA.
Svenska banker hjälper USA att kartlägga bankunder, SVT Nyheter, Sweden.
The GOP Must Stop Legal Birthright, Howard W. Foster, National Interest, US.
A trip to Algonquin Park and thoughts of Berlin, John Richardson, Association for the Defence of Canadian Sovereignty.
FATCA seen as a threat to some Hong Kong banks, Opportunity for Others, Toh Han Shih, South China Morning Post.
Subversive Sonnets: FATCA, the War of 1814, Suki Mills, FBAR is Wrong.
FATCA’s Shady Sides — A Growing List, Back de l’Astéroide B612.
Problems With the Streamline Program, Dan Gordon, Tax Connections.
US Law Cound Ensnare Family Trusts in UK, Stephen Spurdon, Financial Times, UK.
Double Jeopardy– Global Psychopaths at the IRS, Le Banc de l’Astéroide B612.
The Fatcats Discuss FATCA, Dreamer of the Day, France.
Canada-US drifting apart? Blame America, Derek Burney and Fen Hampson, Globe and Mail, Canada.
Foreign countries offer US retirees discounts, tax breaks and more, Melanie Hicken, CNN Money, US.
Paperwork and Punishment: It’s Time to Fix FATCA, Allison Christians, TaxProf Blog.
Virtual Currencies: The Modern-Day Equivalent of your Father’s Off-Shore Bank Account?, Michael de Blis III, Tax Currents, US.
My Boyfriend’s an American, Should I Dump Him? FBAR is Wrong.
FATCA and the Patriot Act Identify Innocent US Citizen, FBAR is Wrong.
Sweeping US tax crackdown inflicts heavy collateral damage, Barrie McKenna, Globe and Mail, Canada.
Tax Court Confirms It – “Informal” Relinquishment of Green Card NOT Enough, Virginia La Torre Jeker, Anglo-Info, Dubai.
FATCA and gold, Kitco forum, Canada.
FATCA and the Patriot Act Identify Innocent US Citizen, FBAR is Wrong.
Post Your FATCA/FBAR/CBT Article Here!, FBAR is Wrong.
IRS Revises a Limited Amnesty Program, Laura Saunders, Wall Street Journal, US.
Americans abroad at “high risk” of ISIS kidnappings, terror attacks, US warns, New York Daily News, US
Giving Up Citizenship Because of Taxes, Tisha, Forbes
Switzerland Commits to Automatic Tax Information Exchange, Ukrika Lomas, Tax-News.
Switzerland Announces Intention to Change from Model 2 to Model 1, JD Supra.
Hillary Has a Lot to Teach Canada’s Politicians, Bruce Anderson, Globe and Mail.
FATCA Tormenting Taxpayers, Olsen Says, William Hoffman, Tax Analysts,
Tax Officials Express Doubts About FATCA, Laura Saunders, Total Return.
IRS Gives Big Tax Break to Canadians — Hallelujah!, Robert Wood, Forbes.
The Accidental Tax Invasion, Dominic Ferszt, Forbes.
Lee and Bopp: A chance to turn the tide, Victoria Ferauge, The Franco-American Flophouse, France.
US Delegation Calls for Repeal of FATCA, Nancy Lee Potter, Luxemburger Wort, Luxembourg.
FATCA Compliance Still Global Nightmare, Becca Lipman, Information Week, US.
US NRIs not welcome in India, Dhirendra Kumar, Economic Times, India.
Es ist gut, dass die Gefahr sichtbar ist, Alan Cassidy and Benjamin Weinmann, Schweiz am Sonntag, Switzerland.
Would You Move Abroad for a Job? Jeanne Sahadi, CNN Money, US.
The meaning of US citizenship, Editorial, Los Angeles Times, US,
FATCA: A breach of Philippine sovereignty? John Mangun, Business Mirror, Philippines.
IRS Faulted on Tax Collection from Expats, Laura Saunders, Wall Street Journal, US.
Surge in US Expats Returning Passports Due to FATCA, Jim Atkins, iExpats.
Real Time with Bill Maher. Submit your Questions for Oct 3rd Overtime. US.
IRS Falls Short on International Tax Collections, Michael Cohn, Accounting Today, US.
FATCA what: How to fight the war on tax evasion, one American at a time, Harrison Koehli and Joe Quinn, SOTT.net
Does Renouncing Your US Citizenship Really Save You Money? Tony Armstrong, NerdWallet.
EY experts: FATCA is only the start, Jonathan Kent, Royal Gazette, Bermuda.
Republicans, Expatriates and FATCA, Rachel Heller, Rachel’s Ruminations, Netherlands.
Hiding Assets Under Pet Names Looks Willful Even if You’re Lionel Messi, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
FATCA: What’s everyone else doing? Dawn Howe and Michael Padarin, Hedgeweek.
FATCA – What is it, why it needs to be repealed and what you can do, Republicans Overseas Hong Kong, YouTube.
Court Rules Alien Needs to Formally Abandon Status to Avoid Tax, Roger Russell, Accounting Today.
IRS Extending its Reach into Foreign Payments, David Hendricks, San Antonio Express-News, US.
Obama’s Wrong About our Go-It-Alone, Imperialistic, America-First Tax Code, Andrés Martinez, Time, US.
‘I was terrified we’d lose all our money’: Banks tell US customers they won’t work with Americans, Siri Srinivas, The Guardian, UK.
Mike Lee to Storm Europe toRally Opposition to US Tax Law, Ralph Z. Hallow, Washington Times, US.
NZ banks baulking at global FATCA style initiative to combat tax evasion; Lobby group says the later we adopt it, the better, Gareth Vaughan, Interest, New Zealand.
Lois Lerner interview goes over … not well. And: Inversion action! Joe Kristan, Tax Roundup/Roth and Company, US.
TPP Talks Dead In The Water, BMO’s Doug Porter Says, Sunny Freeman, Huffington Post.
FATCA Ruining Lives of Hard-Working Middle-Class Americans Living Abroad, RiaNovosti, Russia.
Tax-Evasion Crackdown Has ‘Intense’ Impact on Expats, Laura Saunders, Wall Street Journal, US.
Armed with FATCA, IRS Hunts Offshore Tax Evaders While Canada Eases Up, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act –What’s Wrong America? Jim Atkins, iExpats.
Public Consultation Launched on Proposed Regulations for US FATCA, Channel News Asia, Singapore.
Treasury Announces New Steps to Reduce Corporate Tax Dodges, KPCC (National Public Radio), US.
Giving Up US Citizenship? Rachel Heller, Rachel’s Ruminations, Netherlands.
Thank You, FATCA, You’ve Just Busted my Marriage, Virginia La Torre Jeker, Anglo-Info, Dubai.
US Can’t Deliver on FATCA, Brian Garst, Cayman Compass.
US Senate Democrats Propose Exit Tax for Inverting Companies, Emily Stephenson, Reuters.
Factoring Security into Data Governance, Michael Shasoua, WatersTechnology.
Family Planning, Garth Turner, The Greater Fool, Canada.
From $99,999 to 1-million plus: Here’s what Canadians can buy in Florida real estate, Gigi Suhanic, Financial Post, Canada.
FATCA/CBT: Acting In Your Own Defense, Victoria Ferauge, The Franco-American Flophouse, France.
Forget Zimbabwe, US Tax System Ranks at Bottom, Just Better than Portugal, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
FATCA and FBAR – What’s the Big Deal, Dudley Pierce Baker, Junior Mining News.
Thank You, FATCA, You’ve Just Left Me Stateless, Virginia LaTorre Jeker, AngloInfo, Dubai.
Post-FATCA Madness, Lief Simon, Live & Invest News.
Platforms Could Face £10m Bill from Tax Changes Branded as “Horrible as FATCA”, Julia Rampen, Investment Week.
WSJ: Tax Crackdown Leads Foreign Banks to Dump American Expats, Dan Weil, Money News.
Taxes and Dual Citizenship, David T. Jones, The Metropolitain, Canada.
Dear Son, Why You Should Leave America Now, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Welcome to Berlin, Yankee! Hope You Brought a Mattress for your Money! Matt Welch, Reason.
US Threatened Massive Fine to Force Yahoo to Release Data, Craig Timberg, Washington Post, US.
Yahoo/CNBC Article – Expats Ditch US Passports, TaxProTalk.
Expats Left Frustrated as Banks Cut Services Abroad, Laura Saunders, Wall Street Journal.
Tough Tax Rules See Expats Ditch Their US Passports, Katy Barnato, CNBC, US. (Also on the NBC News website.)
FATCA/CBT: See You in Court, Victoria Ferauge, The Franco-American Flophouse, France.
Canadians Attack US Expat Rules Decrying Accidental Americans, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Renouncing US Citizenship is About to Get a Lot More Expensive, Olivier Knox, Yahoo News, US.
GOP Votes to End Tax Regime That is Crushing Americans Abroad, Alex Newman, The New American, US.
Schumer Draft Plan Against Inversions Could Reach Back to 1994, Richard Rubin, Bloomberg News, US.
More Americans in Canada Downplay Links to Uncle Sam, Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun, Canada.
US Throws Up Roadblocks for Those Wishing to Leave, Janet Phelan, Activist Post, US.
No ISAs for British-Americans: Post Office Overreacts over Hated US Tax Law, Kyle Caldwell, The Telegraph, UK.
Stop and Seize, Washington Post, US.
Ameri-Canadians Point Fury at Uncle Sam, Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun, Canada.
FATCA is Not Your Enemy, Kevyn Nightingale, MNP, Canada.
The Cost to Renounce Your Citizenship Just Increased by 422%, Ronald Marini, Tax Connections, US.
AMCs Stop Accepting Money from US Investors as Tough Law Bites, Ashley Coutinho, Financial Express, India.
Tausende US-Bürger wollen ihren Pass zurückgeben, Josephine Pabst, Die Welt, Germany.
FATCA: Trapped by the Land of the Free?, Nicole Kardell and Jeff Ifrah, JD Supra.
Travails of an American Tax-Victim Overseas, Andy Sirkis, Lew Rockwell.
Fund Houses Start Due Diligence of Foreign Investors, Nishant Patnaik, CafeMutual, India.
Please Talk a Little About FATCA, MannKind Corp. Message Board, Yahoo Finance.
Wanna Renounce Your US Citizenship? It’s Gonna Cost You More, Colby Itkowitz,
Washington Post, US.
Is America Trying to Stop Americans from Working Abroad? Rose Symotiuk, LinkedIn.
US Hits Citizenship Renouncers with Hefty Fee, Barrie McKenna, Globe and Mail, Canada.
US Expats Launch FATCA Legal Challenge, Jim Atkins, iExpats.
Ten Facts About FATCA … A Law That Is Changing Banking Worldwide, Michael DeBlis, III, TaxConnections, US.
Tax Scammers Alert, Steven Potts, TaxConnections, US
Banks Agonise Over US Tax Evasion Guilt, Matthew Allen, SwissInfo.
The Cost of Cutting Ties with Uncle Sam Soar, Tim Harper, Toronto Star, Canada.
Is FATCA Really Making Americans Give Up Passports? Martin Hughes, MoneyInternational.
US Hikes Fee to Renounce Citizenship 422 Percent to $2,350, F.J. McGuire, NewsMax.
US Tax System Driving Away Companies, Citizens, Megan McArdle, Kentucky.com, US
Australian Banks Resist Global Crackdown, Georgia Wilkins, James Massola, Sydney Morning Herald, Australia.
US Fee to Drop Citizenship is Raised Fivefold, Laura Saunders, Wall Street Journal, US.
Expatriation Tax, JamulBlog.
Why FATCA is Bad for America — Update (August 29, 2014), American Citizens Abroad.
Want to Get Rid of US Citizenship? Fee Just Quadrupled to $2,350, Patrick Cain, Global News, Canada.
US Hikes Fee to Renounce Citizenship by 422%, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Cost of Renouncing US Citizenship to Increase Five Fold, Michael Ide, ValueWalk.
US Multiplying Fee to Renounce Citizenship to $2,350, Maria Vultaggio, International Business Times.
Russian Banks Receive Fake Requests to Disclose US Client Data — Reports, RiaNovosti, Russia.
Renunciation of US Citizenship About to get 422% More Expensive: From $450 to $2300, Domani Spero, DiploPundit, US.
Americans Line Up to Renounce US Citizenship in Toronto, Matthew Little, Epoch Times.
Expatriate Tax Sense or Broad-Brush Overreach: The US Foreign Tax Compliance Act, Wendy N. Powell, Huffington Post.
After Overwhelming US Visa Program, Where Will China’s Emigrants Go Next? Jason Chow, Wall Street Journal, US.
Burger King and the Whopper about Taxes, Megan McArdle, Bloomberg News, US.
Iran Sanctions Becoming US Tax Compliant: Poses a Hidden Problem for Many Iranian Americans, Virgina La Torre Jeker, AngloInfo.
IRS enforcement numbers could drop to lowest level since 1970s, Nadia Damouni, Reuters.
Palestinian-American Teen Denied Access to Israel’s Airport, Alison Deger, MondoWeiss.
Tax hassle leads to increased renunciation of US citizenship, Lucy Martin, North Country Public Radio, US.
British Families Billed £500 to Prevent Americans Dodging Tax, Kyle Caldwell, The Telegraph, UK.
Toronto Consulate Wait Times Have Ballooned. Phil Hodgen, Hogden Law Blog, US.
Want to Shed US Citizenship? Get In Line. Patrick Cain, Global News, Canada.
FATCA Lawsuit Filed in Federal Court of Canada, Victoria Ferauge, The Franco-American Flophouse, France.
Snowbirds Flying Into FATCA Trap, Chris Horlacher, Dollar Vigilante.
CRA will not assist IRS in collecting penalties against dual citizens subject to FATCA, Julius Melnitzer, Financial Post, Canada.
Call for Guest Posts about Hot Tax Issues, Kelly Phillips Erb, Forbes, US.
Serbia to Protect Taxpayers Rights under FATCA, Lorus Charalambous, Tax-News.
Canada-US Dual Citizens Could Be Worse Off If FATCA Lawsuit Succeeds, Julius Melnitzer, Financial Post, Canada.
Mad As Hell and Not Going to Take it Anymore: Two Brave Women Sue Canadian Government over Controversial FATCA Deal, Michael DeBlis, III, Tax Connections, US.
Share Info with IRS? No Way, Says Local Woman, Tracie Yascheshyn, Windsor Star, Canada.
Exit Strategy: FATCA Tax Law Keeps Pushing Americans To Give Up Citizenship, David Kincade, US Chamber of Commerce.
Treasury Prepares Options to Address Inversions, Damian Paletta, Wall Street Journal, US.
Levin Reflects on PSI Career, Rachel Bade, Politico, US.
Dear Mr. President, Why I’m Leaving America. Robert Wood, Forbes, US
Fighting FATCA, All in a Day, CBC Radio, Canada.
FATCA Challenge, All in a Day, CBC Radio, Canada
Neighborhood Bully – America Recklessly Throws its Weight Around, Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital.
“U.S. Persons” in Canada express fear and loathing of tax crackdown, Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun, Canada. Also in Calgary Herald and Regina Leader Post as ” ‘US Persons’ Living in Canada Fear FATCA” and in Vancouver Sun staff blog as Fear and Contempt Rise in Canada over Uncle Sam’s One-Way Tax Crackdown.
Disparity in Treatment of Taxpayers who Qualify for Transitional Relief is Casting a Shadow on the New Streamlined Procedures, Michael DeBlis III, TaxConnections, US.
Ginny Hillis is a Bureaucracy-Fighting Hero, Editorial, Windsor Star, Canada.
American Overreach. Editorial, Calgary Herald, Canada.
Gwen Deegan interview. Jerry Agar Show, NewsTalk1010, Toronto, Canada. (Starts at 34:28)
Virginia Hillis, Gwendolyn Deegan Sue Ottawa Over the New FATCA Tax Rules, Pete Evans, CBC, Canada
Ontario Women Sue Ottawa Over New US Banking Law: CRA Will Transfer Customer Data to IRS, Michelle McQuigge, Macleans, Canada. (Also at Toronto Star, Canada, Winnipeg Free Press, Canada, CKOM, Canada, and Hispanic Business, US, and Huffington Post.
Ottawa poursuivi concernant une loi aux Etats-Unis. Michelle McQuigge, Métro, Canada.
Canadian Group Sues Government to Stop FATCA, Michael Cohn, Accounting Today, Canada.
Canadians Fight Back Against Conservative Tax Snooping Law, New Democratic Party, Canada
Dual Citizens Sue Feds Over Tax Deal with US, Patrick Cain, Global News, Canada
Dual Citizens Launch Legal Challenge on Canada-US Tax Deal, Globe and Mail, Canada.
Canadian Government Faces Constitutional Challenge Over FATCA Deal, Drew Hasselback and Barbara Shecter, Financial Post, Canada
Expats in Canada Sue Over Canadian Deal to Tell Washington About Their Accounts, Rita Trichur, Wall Street Journal, US.
US Expats Sue Canadian Govt Over FATCA Cooperation, Ama Sarfo, Law.360.
Lawsuit Claims FATCA “Unconstitutional”, Ben Meade, Cayman27, Cayman Islands.
FATCA Has Been Challenged in the Canadian Federal Court, Democractic Underground, US.
FBAR Filing: Some Acrobatics Required. Joe Kristian, Roth CPA Tax Roundup.
Canadians File Suit to Block FATCA and Prohibit Handover of US Names, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Filed Today: Lawsuit Challenging Constitutionality of FATCA in Canada, Allison Christians, Tax Society and Culture, Canada.
International Complaint Lodged Against US Citizenship Taxation, Allison Christians, Tax, Society and Culture, Canada.
Expatriation Increase at a Record Pace in 2014!, Ronald Marini,TaxConnections, US.
Ron Paul: US Sanctions on Russia May Sink the Dollar, Ron Paul, Eurasia Review.
Citizenship Renunciations in Half of 2014 Approaches Total for Bush Last Term, John Gaver, Houston Fair Tax Examiner, US.
Many Americans Renounce Citizenship, Hitting New Record, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Americans Give Up Passports as Asset Disclosure Rules Start, Dylan Griffiths, Bloomberg, US.
RNC Chairman Throws Weight Behind Legal Effort to Overturn Overseas Banking Law, Ralph Z. Hallow, Washington Times, US.
Germany Brings FATCA Law Into Force, Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.
High Taxes, Abusive Enforcement Causing Business, Citizens to Flee America. Peter Morici, NewsMax.
RNC Resolution Supporting Residence Based Taxation, Michael DeSombre, Twitter.
FATCA: A US Regulation That’s Having a Global Impact, Mark Davies, Information Week.
Schumer Urges Congress Move Quickly Tax Free Savings Plan, Autism Speaks, US.
OVDP Hotline Nixes Practical Use of New Streamlined Program, Virginia LaTorre Jeker, Anglo-Info, Dubai.
Feds Push Prison for Undisclosed Offshore Accounts, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
G-20 Revolt? France Gets “Positive Reception” to Challenge US Bank Fines, Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge.
US Not Making Friends Through FATCA, Samantha Jordan, National Taxpayers Union Blog, US.
August FATCA GIIN List Analysed by Byrnes and Perryman, William Byrnes and Haydon Perryman, International Finance Law Prof Blog.
Judicial Watch Forces Release of Clinton State Department Conflict of Interest Docs, Judicial Watch, US.
Coping With FATCA: Law firm’s book offers advice for Americans living in Canada. Julius Melnitzker, Financial Post, Canada.
Obama Weekly Address Satire: Closing Corporate Loopholes, MovieCuts, YouTube.
Unauthorized FATCA ‘Intergovernmental Agreements’ are Part of Obama’s Executive Overreach, James Jatras, Forbes, US.
Investment Trouble Brewing for US Dual Citizens Living in Canada, Martin Pelletire, Financial Post, Canada.
Obama Calls Offshore Deals ‘Unpatriotic’ Yet Funds, Investors, Boards Jump Aboard, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
JFK Security Flunks Kayaker Test, John Bacon, USA Today.
Swiss Banks Offering US Clients up to $5000 to Come Clean with IRS, Laura Saunders, Wall Street Journal, US
Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes, WhiteHouse.gov, US.
Metro Vancouver Woman Joins Movement to Drop US Citizenship, Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun, Canada.
More US Expats Consider Handing in Passports, Mike Godfrey, Tax News.
FATCA Remains Vulnerable Despite Implementation, Andrew F. Quinlan, Forbes, US.
The Fate of the USA’s FATCA Law, Ramesh Sujanani, Jamaica Gleaner.
IRS Launches Largest Privacy Violation in History, Frank Stafford, Capital Press, US.
Is IRS Really Driving Americans Overseas to Renounce Citizenship? Kathleen Caulderwell, International Business Times.
BRICs Against Washington Concensus, Pepe Escobar, Asia Times.
BRICS Nations Agree to Create Own Development Bank, CBC News, Canada.
Newsweek Delves into FATCA and the Growing Trend in Expatriation, Virginia LaTorre Jeker, AngloInfo.
US Citizens Take Note: FATCA Has Landed, Andrew Wood, Bangkok Post, Thailand.
Inter-Governmental agreement Simplifies FATCA’s Compliance — Premier Says, Island Sun, British Virgin Islands.
US Seeks Money Data Directly from Pak Banks; Govt Resists, Mehtab Haider, The News, Pakistan.
The Astute Investor: FATCA Won’t Cause the Dollar to Collapse, Nick Massey, Edmonton Sun, Canada.
Tax Law “Important” for US Relations. Radio New Zealand.
Not Just Fat Cats Hopping Through FATCA Hoops, Addison Wiggin, Forbes, US.
Stunning Hypocrisy: Canada Threatens Closure of Eritrean Consulate over Diaspora Tax. Deckard1168’s article on the Brock website re-posted by TesfaNews.
The Tax Treatment of US Citizens Abroad is Absurd and Unfair, and Getting Worse. Véronique de Rugy, National Review, US.
Why Does US Congress and IRS Want a Canadian Cop? Lynne Swanson, Tax Connections.
Expats Suffer More Collateral Damage, Larry Elkin, Palisades Hudson blog, US.
FATCA and Hobby Lobby, Necessary and Proper blog.
Concerns Over FATCA, Early Retirement Forum.
The US Isn’t Out to Hurt Canada, We’re Just Too Small to Worry About, Barry McKenna, Globe and Mail, Canada.
Imperial IRS: How FATCA Forces Lebanon to Disregard Its Own Laws, Michael Young, Now.
Swiss Banks Threaten Freeze On US Accounts Over Tax Evasion, James Shotter, Financial Times.
Harper Needs to Stop This American Invasion, David Bly, [Victoria] Times-Colonist, Canada
The US Isn’t Out to Hurt Canada, We’re Just Too Small to Worry About, Barrie McKenna, Globe and Mail, Canada.
Harmful Tax Act, Michael Rudder, Barbados Advocate.
France Hits Out in Dollar Dominance in InternationalTransactions, Michael Stothard, Financial Times.
Is FATCA the Worst Part of the Internal Revenue Code? Daniel J. Mitchell, International Liberty.
The Real Internal Revenue Scandal, The Editorial Board, New York Times, US.
Government ‘Using Asset Sales to Plug Holes in Leaky Budget’, Voxy, New Zealand
Anti-American July 4th Party Held in London, CTV News, Canada
WhiteKat interviewed on “All In A Day”, CBC Radio, Canada.
Fighting US Tax Treaty Isn’t Lost Cause To Him. Tim Harper, Journal-Pioneer, Summerside, Canada.
U.S. tax crackdown driving more expats living in Canada to Renounce Citizenship. Barbara Shecter, Financial Post.
British Public Footing a 1bn Bill to Aid the US Taxman, Richard Dyson, The Telegraph, UK.
What You Need to Know about Storing Gold in an Offshore Vault, Michael DeBlis, TaxConnections
Nota Bene: The FATCA hammer. Nigel Green, Financial Post, Canada.
Swiss Banks Sometimes Overstep on Tax Compliance, Obmudsman Says, Jeffrey Vogeli, Bloomberg News, US
Canadian Institutions Scramble in Race to Comply with FATCA, Julius Melnitzer, Financial Post, Canada.
Global National News broadcast. FATCA video (starts around 15:00). Global TV, Canada
Israel Signs Tax Informatoin Exchange Pact with US. Globes, Israel.
Thousands May Have to Pay US Tax, Laura Walters, Stuff: Business Day, New Zealand.
US Turns the Screws on Tax Cheats, Bernie Becker, The Hill, US.
Banks, Others, Say Sayonara to US Expats, Ciaran McEvoy, Investors Business Daily, US.
FATCA Tax Deal Angers Canadians Concerned About Privacy, Aleksandra Sagan, CBC, Canada.
The IRS is Coming for Your Offshore Bank Account, Alex Park, Mother Jones, US.
Offshore Crackdown Kicks Off with Penalties for Banks, Richard Rubin, Boston Globe, US.
Imperialist FATCA is here — and it’s a dark day for US Expats and Firms Operating Globally, Nigel Green, Nigel Green/DeVere Group Blog. Also on this site ‘Imperialistic’ FATCA is here, ‘dark day’ for U.S. Expats,ValueWalk.
Deadline Day for FATCA Filers: US Citizens in Israel Brace for New Tax Act, Jessica Steinberg, The Times of Israel.
India to Implement FATCA, India Briefing.
Group Plans Constitutional Challenge to Budget Bill, Josh Wingrove, Globe and Mail, Canada.
FATCA Tax Deal Forces Canadian Banks to Send Info to the IRS. James Fitz-Morris, CBC, Canada. This article is also in the Yucatan Times as When Canada’s Bank Re-Open for Business on July 2, They Will Begin Formal Operating as Informants for the US IRS.
Putin Signs Last-Minute Law to Satisfy FATCA, Delphine d’Amora, Moscow Times, Russia.
China Agrees to FATCA Compliance, China Briefing.
Fines Loom as US Deadline for Reporting Foreign Bank Accounts Hits, Niv Elis, Jerusalem Post, Israel.
Should You File First Time FBAR or Wait? Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
India to Implement US Foreign Tax Compliance Act. Zee News, India.
Why Americans Abroad Are Giving Up Their Citizenship, Barbara Sterbatcheff, Newsweek, US.
Manufacturers Cry Foul Over Boy American Bill. Globe and Mail, Toronto.
You Don’t Know the Consequences of FATCA, Frank Holmes, Econ Matters.
Financial Firms Struggling with FATCA as Compliance Deadline Looms, Toh Han Shih, South China Morning News.
FATCA Goes Into Effect Next Week, As Rhetoric goes to 11, Michael Ide, ValueWalk.
Manufacturers Cry Foul Over Buy American Bill, Barrie McKenna, Globe and Mail.
Kraftezehrende Zahmung des Monsters FATCA, Ermes Gallarotti, Neue Zurcher Zeitung, Switzerland.
US Initials Deal with China to Curb Offshore Tax Evasion. John D. McKinnon, Wall Street Journal, US.
US Treasury Says Reaches Foreign Tax Pact With China. Kevin Drawbaugh, Reuters.
Canadian House of Commons votes to Help US IRS Seize Bank Records of Canadians. Lynne Swanson, Tax-News.
Defending Wealthy Tax Cheats Is All The Rage These Days, Chris Matthews, Fortune, US.
Canadian Tax Info Could Potentially Be Accessed by US Government Agencies, Alison Bailey, 1130 News, Canada.
Uncle Sam Is Shaking Me Down, Margaret Wente, Globe and Mail, Canada.
Canadian Industry Claims Win In Long Fight Over US Tax Evasion, Barbara Schecter, Financial Post, Canada.
‘Appalled, Incredulous and Angry’: Canadians Slam Law Giving IRS Personal Info, Patrick Cain, Global News, Canada.
The IRS and Its Inadequate Amnesty, Editorial, The Globe and Mail, Canada.
Stupider Than France Bad Tax Policy: Norquist Matthew Belvedere, CNBC, US.
Russian Banks to Help U.S. Tax Service After New FATCA Law Passed, Moscow Times, Russia.
“Yanks? No thanks,” Says National Savings, Mark Atherton, The Times, UK.
IRS Will Now Accept an “I Was Clueless” Defense for Offshore Tax Evaders, Lynnley Browning, Newsweek, US.
American Expats Get US Disclosure Program Changes, Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.
The Demands on US Citizens in Canada Entering Nightmare Territory. Paul Delean, Montréal Gazette, Canada.
New Tax Law is Offensive But May Lead to Better Alternative. Don Cayo, Vancouver Sun, Canada.
American Citizens Not Welcome at NS&I. Mark Atherton, The Times, UK.
WikiLeaks publishes ‘secret draft’ of world trade agreement — WikiLeaks also alleged in its statement that the U.S. is “particularly keen on boosting cross-border data flow” and that this would include personal and financial data. CBC News, Canada.
Numbers Don’t Lie: Details on Those Renouncing US Citizenship to Avoid Tax Rules. Sarah Galimore, Financial Buzz, US.
IRS Gives Americans in Canada Another Chance to Come Clean. Terry F. Ritchie, Advisor, Canada.
US Tax Officials Remove Risk Assessment and Unpaid Tax Limits to Encourage Canadian Compliance with New Filing Rules. Barbara Schecter, Financial Post, Canada.
IRS Eases Rules for US Expats Living Abroad to Come Clean on Back taxes. Barrie McKenna, Globe and Mail, Canada
Expatriate Americans Break Up With Uncle Sam To Avoid Tax Rules. Laura Saunders and Liam Plevin, Wall Street Journal, US.
Tax Strategy: The Demands on US Citizens in Canada Entering “Nightmare” Territory, Paul Delean, Montréal Gazette.
Is FATCA a Train Wreck You Can’t Miss. Eugene Grygo, Financial Technologies Forum.
Egypt Post Signs US FATCA Tax Deal, Amwal Al Ghad,ZAWYA, Egypt
Top 10 Canadian Heroes Poll, CBC News
Online Privacy Decision Means Back to the Drawing board for Tories, Laura Payton, CBC News, Canada.
US Tax Deadline Looming, But Many Expats Unaware of their Obligations. Ray Clancy, Expat Forum.
Canada Should Follow the US Lead and Tax Citizens Living Abroad. Robert Williams, Montréal Gazette.
Tories Insist Changes to Citizenship Act Will Respect Charter, Constitution. Tonda McCharles, Toronto Star.
For Americans in Canada, Another Tax Deadline Looms. Barbara Schecter, Financial Post, Canada.
US Expats Find Their Money Is No Longer Welcome At The Bank. Geoff Williams, Reuters, UK.
Switzerland Enacts Law to Support FATCA. Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.
Costa Rica Must Share Financial Info on US Citizens Beginning July 1st. Inside Costa Rica.
Treat All Canadians Equally Under the Law, Globe and Mail, Canada.
Ted Cruz No Longer a Canadian Citizen. Toronto Sun, Canada.
FATCA “Sea Change”. Lynne Swanson, Tax-News.
Offshore Bank Letters, FATCA, IRS Penalties: Are Any Choices Left? Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Letter from Phnom Penh: FATCA Turning Local Banks into IRS Enforcers. Stephen Harner, Forbes, US.
Internet Party Slams Five Eyes as Kiwi Privacy Debate Rages On. James Henderson, Techday, New Zealand.
“This is a Trend”: Increasingly More Russian Companies Set to Drop Dollar, Switch to Chinese Yuan. Tyler Durden, ZeroHedge
New IRS Amesty Program Offers Expats a “Ray of Hope.” Barrie McKenna, Globe and Mail, Canada.
The World According to FATCA. in 3 Maps. Allison Christians, Tax Society and Culture, Canada.
Beware of Swiss Banks Urging OVDP. Stephen Dunn, Forbes, US.
Big Brother FATCA Begins Watching Bank Transactions. Gulfbankers.
What You Need to Know about FATCA. Mark Ryan, Prince George Citizen, Canada.
VTB to Stop Services for US taxpayers on Risks. Anna Baraulina, Bloomberg News, US.
US Foreign Wealth Confiscation Begins under the Code Names FINCEN, FATCA and FBAR. Jeff Berwick, The Dollar Vigilante.
Alternate Queen’s Speech. Progress Online, UK
Breaking News: US Expats in Mexico Left Stranded in Latest FATCA Escalation. Jeff Berwick, The Dollar Vigilante.
Some forum threads regarding the above:
Lebanon’s Financial Sector Braces for FATCA. Paul Cochrane, Executive.
IRS Nets Offshore Data from 77,000 Banks,70 Countries in FATCA Push, Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Good times over: Foreign banks fall out of love with US. Tom Braithwaite, Financial Times , SwissInfo.ch
Foreign Banks Sign Up to Help US Battle Tax Evasion, Yahoo Finance, UK.
NSA Matches Texted Images with Facial Recognition Software, Warren Mass, The New American.
Why are British Investors Being Forced to Fill In US Tax Forms? Richard Dyson, The Telegraph, UK.
More US Citizens Turning in their Passports. Sean Lengell, Washington Examiner, US.
Exclusive: US Treasury Unit Seeks to Resolve Suit Challenging Patriot Act Power over Foreign Banks. Brett Wolf, Compliance Alert, US.
Five Bills to Watch Before Parliament Breaks for Summer, Susana Mas, CBC, Canada.
Why the IRS Can Now “Ground” You. Mark Nestman, Nestman.
Brynner’s Tax Spat Augurs Rush to Give Up US Passports. Catherine Bosley, Bloomberg News.
Thousands of Canadian Expats in the US Needlessly Pay Canadian Tax, Michael Atlas, Tax Connections.
Egregious Privacy Breach Attracts Little Attention, Karin Klassen, Calgary Herald, Canada
Uncle Sam Makes Canadians an Offer They Can’t Refuse. Don Cayo, Vancouver Sun, Canada
L’un des avocats les plus influents aux états-unis attaque la loi sur trois violations de la constitution. Nicolette de Jonquerre, L’AGEFI (Quotidien de l’agence économique et financière à Genève), Switzerland.
US Tax Authorities Find New Ways to Bully the World, Martin Gowar, Spears.
April Push Fails to Deliver Fully Signed IGAs for FATCA, Jonathan Boyd, Investment Europe.
Canada-US Tax Information Sharing Deal Open to Abuse: Watchdog. Julian Beltrame, Huffington Post.
Taiwan President Dismisses Report He Holds United States Green Card. Straits Times. Taiwan.
FATCA – Region Preparing for Uncle Sam. Paul Cochrane, Executive, Lebanon.
Don’t Delay Law for Sharing Tax Information with US, Canada’s Investment Industry Urge. Barbara Schecter, Financial Post, Canada
Americans Quitting US As FATCA Approaches. Mike Godfrey, Tax News.
Bar Warns of Conflict if Tribunals Merged under Bill C-31. Bill Curry, Globe and Mail, Canada.
(This article mentions FATCA implementation, which is contained in Bill C-31, as well as the tribunals matter.)
More FATCA Follies: Do we need an anti-passport? Peter Spiros, Opinion Juris.
Foreign Accounts? Don’t Rush Into FATCA. Stephen Dunn, Forbes.
Will FATCA Be Implemented in Canada? Warren Dueck, US Cross Border Tax Blog.
Brynner’s Tax Spat Augurs Rush to Give Up US Passports. Catherine Bosley, Bloomberg News.
Financial Firms Get FATCA Reprive. Joe Harpaz, Forbes, US.
Mr. Putin, Tear Down That FATCA Wall. Robert Wood, Forbes, US.
Another FATCA Delay: Good for Banks but Nothing for Americans Abroad. Steven Mopsick, IRS Report Card, US.
JP Morgan Closing Accounts of Diplomats in US: FT. Aman Shah, Reuters.
Tax Law Jeopardizes Privacy. Gordon Isfield, Vancouver Province, Canada.
When a Tax Free Savings Account Isn’t Free. Jamie Golembek, Financial Post, Canada.
Are Currency Controls Coming to America July 1st? Gary D. Halbert, ValueWalk.