Surveys, Petitions, Submissions – Let Them Know What You Think! — Archive
Current Surveys, Petitions, Submissions requests are at this link.
October 2020. Stop Extraterritorial American Taxation (SEAT) Survey. SEAT is singularly focused on ending CBT. Your participation in their Survey will enable SEAT to better educate policy makers, the media and the public. Deadline 30 November.
July 2020. Democratic Party. Call for videos. “Submit your official 2020 Democratic Party Platform comment by sharing the issues and beliefs that tell the story of who we are as a party.”
March 2019. Petition to New Zealand Parliament: NZ withdraw from the US FATCA tax treaty. Deadline 30 April. “The 2014 FATCA tax treaty enforces the USA’s tax code on US persons in NZ. I believe it breaches NZ sovereignty through the use of American executive oversight into NZ. If the USA can enforce its tax code in NZ, what else can it enforce outside its jurisdiction? I also believe the treaty breaches the Privacy Act by forcing banks, the IRD and employers to hand over confidential information to the USA IRS. We don’t enforce Eretria’s tax code for citizens abroad so why enforce the USA’s?”
January 2019. Survey: 2019 Research on Non-Resident Americans and U.S. Taxation. Democrats Abroad.
September 2018. Campaign to Treasury/IRS: Exempt American Small Businesses in the US & Worldwide from the @USTransitionTax & GILTI Taxes. Deadline for submissions, 7 October.
June 2018. E-mail/Phone campaign to Congress: Exempt Americans Abroad from the Repatriation & GILTI Taxes. Americans Abroad for Tax Fairness. Sample e-mail text and contact info (email and phone) for the House and Senate Leaders, Finance Committee Chairpersons and Committee Members at this link.
June 2018. Petition to end Citizen-Based-Taxation, Move On, “To be delivered to The United States House of Representatives, President Donald Trump, The United States Senate.”
April 2018. Senate Finance Committee. Hearing to examine Early Impressions of the New Tax Law. US Senate Finance Committee. Deadline for Submissions 8 May. (see also info at this comment below.)
March 2018. Petition to Exempt Americans Abroad from the Reptrition and GILTI Taxes, Americans Abroad for Tax Fairness.
February 2018 Territorial Taxation for Individuals. Republicans Overseas. Deadline 13 March. (Related thread on Brock: One More Time! TTFI Petition Seeks Signatures )
October 2017. Republicans Overseas TTFI (Territorial Taxation for Individuals) proposal, letters, and petition delivered & discussed with White House staff. Deadline for your letters and/or to sign petition 22 October.
September 2017. Petition Against FATCA at the European Parliament, AccidentalAmerican.com. More info here, Petition No 1088/2016 by Mr J.R. (French) on the US’ Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act’s (FATCA) alleged infringement of EU rights and the extraterritorial effects of US laws in the EU.
September 2017. Survey: GOP Tax Reform Framework: Tell Us What You Want
September 2017. Republicans Overseas. Letter Writing Campaign re Teritorial Taxation of Individuals. Republicans Overseas asks, “Can you please support our initiative by writing a letter to President Trump and copying your Congressman and Senator.” Deadline 30 September.
September 2017. Democrats Abroad 2017 Non-Resident US Taxpayer Research Project.
July 2017. Consulting Canadians on the renogiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement with the United States and Mexico. Department of Trade and Commerce, Canada. Direct link to questionnaire. For more informationabout this and links to useful “ammunition” for your submission, please see Badger’s comment on this thread Comment 1, Comment 2, Comment 3, Comment 4. Deadline of 18 July has been “indefinitely extended.”
July 2017. The Big Six: Contact the 6 US House, Senate and White House officials preparing detailed framework for tax reform (their proposal is scheduled for presentation in September). Suggested Deadline 30 August.
July 2017. US Senate Finance Committee Chair Calls for Feedback on Tax Reform. Deadline 17 July.
May 2017. Pop Vox Surveys on US Congress Repeal FATCA bills:
Rand Paul’s Senate bill: https://www.popvox.com/us/federal/bills/115/s869
Mark Meadows’ House bill: https://www.popvox.com/us/federal/bills/115/hr2054
March 2017. Canada! Fight for our Privacy! “It’s outrageous that Canadians have almost zero protection for their personal data when it’s shared with the U.S. And now, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner has agreed with us and is urging key ministers to ask their U.S. counterparts to add Canada to a list of countries that are given protection under the U.S. Privacy Act. Add your name to the letter to these ministers to demand that they take action to fight for our privacy!” Petition. OpenMedia, Canada.
February 2017. Submissions to Foreign Policy White Paper, Department of Foreign Affairs, Australia. Deadline 28 February.
February 2017. E-Mail Trinidad & Tobago Parliament. Deadline Friday 10 February. If you feel that U.S. FATCA “agreements” with sovereign nations are harmful then email your thoughts BY FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10 to firstname.lastname@example.org
November 2016. Add your official support to Rep. Meadows’s bill to repeal (most of) FATCA, on Popvox. Invent a US zip code, log in and vote in favor.
September 2016. Has FATCA affected you? A five question survey at Let’s Fix the Australia-US Tax Treaty!
July 2016. Repeal FATCA. MoveOn.org.
February 2016. Address Citizenship-Based Taxation. Change.org petition to US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
December 2015. Amnesty for Accidental Americans Now! “We are Accidental American citizens. We need the US to free us from forcibly imposed US citizenship and taxpayer status now.”
November 2015. New Democratic Party, Canada. Your feedback on last year’s federal election campaign and the issues you want the NDP to champion over the next four years
November 2015. New Democratic Party, Canada, Protect Canadians from FATCA Petition
Taxpayer Advocate Service: Submit Tax Reform Suggestions to the IRS Taxpayer Advocate
Pop Vox Survey – Vote Pro for Bill HR 3078 Commission on Americans Living Abroad Act of 2015
Thread on Isaac Brock Society re this — Orwell: Educating Congress and Engaging in the Political Process