Cook v. Tait 44: “Sovereignty”, “Citizenship” and use of “citizenship” to further the interests of the “sovereign” – The evolution from #CookvTait to #FATCA

As citizenship evolves … I began this post in 2015. It has languished in draft form since that time. It is now November of 2017. As #TaxReform17 comes to an end, I feel motivated to finish it. It is now 2019. Really, it’s probably now or never. This post draws heavily from posts, insights and […]

Will the International Nightmare of FATCA Finally Be Repealed?

Originally posted on International Liberty:
Republicans promised voters all sorts of pro-growth reforms. They assured us that they learned a lesson about the dangers of expanding government and calling it “compassionate conservatism.” Give us control of both Congress and the White House, they said before the election, and we’ll move our agenda to limit government…

The @BarackObama #FATCA law: “an absolute disgrace and a dark spot in history”

READ: "I will never forgive nor forget what Obama’s #FATCA and related laws created and how much damage they did ." — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) February 26, 2017 The above includes some of the text of a comment at the Isaac Brock Society. The comment should be read by all Americans abroad. Excellent […]

FATCA Hatred: “It makes me so sad to say that I never thought I would harbor so much hatred for my own country”

The #FATCA Chronicles – “You bloody American bastards want FATCA, well then we’ll give you FATCA". Americans leave! — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) September 25, 2016 Eric in Switzerland says September 25, 2016 at 2:42 pm It might be a novel but it sure isn’t fiction. I could write a short book myself about […]

In #FATCA and #FBAR world: “All roads lead to renunciation”, but “Not all roads lead to S. 877A Exit Tax litigation”

In #FATCA and #FBAR world: "All roads lead to renunciation", but "Not all roads lead to S. 877A Exit Tax litigation" — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) September 5, 2016 USCitizenAbroad says September 5, 2016 at 2:07 pm @Watcher There are at least seven possible reasons why there has not YET been a court challenge […]