Would Americans care if they knew where their taxes were going?

A recurring theme with FATCA is that Americans living in America simply don’t care about the problems the act creates for Americans living abroad. But maybe they should… Continue reading

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FATCA finally gets some negative press in the US

The New York Times recently published an article denouncing FATCA and the burden it places on expats and foreign financial institutions. Continue reading

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Eritrea’s Extortion

There are only two countries in the world that have a Citizenship-based taxation system, the United States and Eritrea. So let’s take a look and how the world reacts when a country without global political clout does it… Continue reading

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The canary in the coal mine

The Vancouver Consulate is now officially backlogged in its requests for renunciation of US citizenship. Continue reading

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