Many of you have reasonably given up on the political process in any country as a means to change bad laws — and many would also have difficulty in agreeing with all of the positions of some members of the U.S. Republican party. —But today the Republican National Committee voted unanimously a resolution to support
May 2 2014 ACA-Sponsored Toronto Forum / Debate on Citizenship-Based Taxation vs. Residence-Based Taxation (cross-post from Maple Sandbox.ca) The American Citizens Abroad Global Foundation has launched its educational program with a forum/debate on the merits of Citizenship-based taxation vs. Residence-based taxation. This is a full day event, sponsored and organized by the ACA (American Citizens
Antidote: An antidote is a substance which can counteract a form of poisoning. “Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh “Sometimes life knocks you on your ass… get up, get up, get up!!! Happiness is not the absence
Comments on the legislative proposal can be submitted to the Department of Finance at IGA-AIG@fin.gc.ca or to the address below. The closing date for comments is March 10, 2014. Tax Policy Branch: Department of Finance 140 O’Connor Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0G5 My submission is below. Some will say it is too wordy. Some will
I often find myself in discussion with some Homelanders and Obama supporters about whether US citizenship-based taxation is a human rights abuse. Below is my argument, first published August 21, 2012, to say that it is unfair. Now I argue that with the implementation of FATCA, the USA has become a serial human rights abuser.
I wonder when the arses that are leading the various nations of the world will stand up to the United States. For one, the Canadian government has claimed that they are powerless to change US law, and so they are working on an IGA to sell out Canadian citizens to the IRS. Why don’t they
U.S. extraterritorial tax laws called ridiculous http://t.co/wgARuoVlWB … – Allison Christians @TaxPolblog wide ranging #FATCA interview — US Taxation Abroad (@TaxationAbroad) January 14, 2014 This is a very good interview which covers a wide range of relevant issues.
Bloomberg: Obama Chooses John Koskinen as Next US IRS Commissioner President Barack Obama said he will nominate John Koskinen, former chairman of Freddie Mac (FMCC), as the next Internal Revenue Service commissioner. Koskinen will be tasked with revamping the U.S. tax agency, which has come under intense criticism for giving extra scrutiny to small-government advocacy
This post is from the RenounceUScitizenship blog. This is the eighth of a series of posts – starting with Cook v. Tait 1 - about citizenship-based taxation. A recent article by Allison Christians “Drawing the Boundaries of Tax Justice” is a must read. The article is notable because it considers tax policy without adopting any of the
Today, I sat down behind the computer, punched in the requested numbers and ta-dah! It rejected citizenship-based taxation again, just like it did last year and the year before that and before that and that and so on and on. This shows that nobody hates citizenship-based taxation greater than the American people, the American government,