@Mopsicktaxlaw takes moral high ground on taxation of #Americansabroad

Excellent post on tax justice for #Americansabroad from @Mopsicktaxlaw http://t.co/D0SpCW0XaQ – Focus on new #IRS announcement #OVDP? — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) June 10, 2014 Steven Mopsick has written another post on what I would call “Tax Justice For Americans Abroad”. I have commented on a number of Mopsick posts on this blog. Leaving aside […]

#FATCA post from @Mopsicktaxlaw highlights injustice for #Americansabroad

A new post from Mopsick Tax Law offers interesting insights into the “FATCA Safe Harbour” rules the IRS has offered FFIs during the first two years of FATCA. The post (if I am reading it correctly) strongly suggests that the purpose of the delay is to assist the “foreign banks” (you know, the Bank of Nova […]

@Mopsicktaxlaw talks The #FATCA of the matter, but note “Final FATCA Fact”

@MiaChupacabra Thanks for this. Note @Mopsicktaxlaw comments at the end of the article: "Final #FATCA Fact" @FATCA_Fallout @IsaacBrockSoc — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) March 29, 2014 As always, interesting commentary from Mr. Mopsick of Mopsick tax law. Note his concluding paragraph: FINAL FATCA FACT: With Americans abroad facing signs that read “NO AMERICAN CUSTOMERS PLEASE!” […]

Some compliance thoughts from @Mopsicktaxlaw – Responding to #FATCA

Voluntary Disclosures and FATCA: Will You Get Caught If You Do Nothing? #FATCA http://t.co/6RUQQaHtcN — Mopsick Tax Law, LLP (@MopsickTaxLaw) December 9, 2013 Interesting FATCA and tax compliance post from Mr. Mopsick which includes: For both Americans abroad and recent immigrants: Millions of people are agonizing over the question, “Should I just blow it off […]

The Mopsick Trilogy – Thoughts on the compliance dilemma

Anecdotal evidence suggests that the majority of Americans Abroad and Green Card holders are not in compliance with their tax and FBAR filings. Much has been written on this in the last year. Of particular interest are a series of posts written by former IRS attorney Steven J. Mopsick. In order the posts are: Compliance […]

Why improving relations with #Americansabroad is difficult for the #IRS and USG

Why there is nothing the IRS can do regain the trust of #Americansabroad http://t.co/VtepCr6PqY too bad – new #RRSP rules are well intended — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) October 8, 2014 This is a comment on a post at the Isaac Brock Society. @Badger Here is a post that I did in February 2012 titled: […]

#IRS provides penalty relief: Isolates Congress and US tax laws as the problems for #Americansabroad

IRS Eases Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program for Non-willful Tax Evasion http://t.co/10ef7gr5Ej – #OVDP harder and #Streamlined easier — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) June 18, 2014   One June 4, 2014, I wrote a post speculating that that upcoming IRS amendments to the Streamlined and OVDP programs would likely provide relief for Green Card Holders resident […]

Cook v. Tait 13: The US can no longer be permitted to levy taxes on border babies living in Canada

Introduction – The Cook v. Tait Series of Posts In January of 2013 I began a series of posts to explore the rationale (if there is one) for  “citizenship-based taxation”. I simply cannot understand how the United States of America, a country that once was a leader in human rights, can treat it’s citizens (not […]

#Americansabroad connect through @IsaacBrockSoc – It’s the #FATCA of the matter

#Americansabroad connect through @IsaacBrockSoc – It's the #FATCA of the matter http://t.co/K0hecfvjgv — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) December 12, 2013 Great and interesting post about U.S. citizenship abroad. Some familiar faces. The post includes: