It’s FATCASpeak really, “Double Plus Good Thought” #FATCA Comrades

It's #FATCASpeak really, "Double Plus Good Thought"! – What an Orwellian World!! — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) January 22, 2014 We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of […]

How #FATCA will enslave the world in 2 easy steps

How #FATCA will enslave the world in 2 easy steps — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) October 5, 2013 If #FATCA becomes fully operational, it will result in the following: Step 1: Non-U.S. countries will (at their expense, whether IGA or otherwise) identify those people who the U.S. defines (a possibly shifting definition) as U.S. […]

Cook v. Tait 9: US may have to stop citizenship-based taxation to get #FATCA IGAs

As I watch the IGA spectacle unfold, I have the feeling that other countries don’t understand citizenship-based taxation. They don’t understand that by employing citizenship-based taxation, they are really asking other countries to identify lawful residents of their countries, and help the U.S. collect tax from them. This tax collected as at the expense of […]

The Sun Life Betrayal Part 2 – The possible consequences of pension plans being PFICs

Prologue: If you are a US citizen or permanent resident and have been living and working outside the US and investing your savings through a non-US financial institution, you need to learn what a Passive Foreign Investment Company (PFIC) is very quickly. Why? Because the passage of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) in […]

How the term “US person” will give the US “de FATCA” control over other nations

By attempting to impose FATCA on the world, the US is attempting to place the world, not in its hands but in its Iron Fist. The US is leading the world  into a frightening Orwellian future. Those  of  you who have  read  Orwell’s  1984 will recall  the importance of language. Language is used  to shape our attitudes. […]

FATCA – “I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony)” – Seven reasons why Canada should NOT enter into a FATCA IGA

Introduction – Introducing FATCA – “I’d like to build the world a home, And furnish it with love” Historians picking over remains of US will identify enforcing #FATCA as big reason for decline of the empire — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) November 21, 2012 FATCA and Citizenship Based Taxation “I’d like to teach the […]

How citizenship-based taxation steals from the treasury of other countries: PFIC Edition

The following comment was on the ACA Facebook page: I say with every ounce of facetiousness I can muster up: Every government of the world should stop letting Americans come to reside in their country. Eventually the ones that have slipped in before the draw bridge was raised will die off, leaving each country sanitized […]

#Americansabroad: “Ask NOT what the Homeland can do for you! Ask what you can do for the Homeland!

What follows is the full text of the Facebook post referenced in the above link. Really now, it’s time to understand that taxation is NOT the price you pay for Government services (or certainly not civilization). It’s something you are required to pay to support the Homeland. Homelanders abroad, Accidental Americans and other dual citizens, […]