Roger Conklin passed away 11/25/14 "Some you just know are in God’s presence, and that is where Roger is now." http://t.co/cmHfoyu0vq" — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) November 29, 2014 With the passing of Roger Conklin, the world has lost a decent man. He was also a relentless advocate for ALL Americans and for the United […]
@USCitizenAbroad Answer must be Congressional ignorance of the facts. Any other reason is too terrible to contemplate. — Peter Dahlen (@peterdahlen) March 2, 2013 @uscitizenabroad Don't know Nunes. @ACAVoice is doing great work educating (which is lobbying at its core) Congress. http://t.co/YUITWwWZ5g — Peter Dahlen (@peterdahlen) March 2, 2013 This post is a “follow up” […]
Roger Conklin is an incredibly articulate proponent of abolishing citizenship-based taxation. Time after time he has demonstrated the linkage between the US trade deficit and its tax policies (including citizenship-based taxation). Here are two of his best comments from the Isaac Brock Society: http://isaacbrocksociety.ca/2012/11/20/coerced-foreign-tax-compliance-is-killing-american-jobs/comment-page-1/#comment-95229
Hitching A Ride – Is A “Trojan Horse” Provision Legitimate? @SenCarlLevin thinks extraneous legislative amendments should be banned http://t.co/yAvxf2eH How can he justify #FATCA http://t.co/DnK1BOKH — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) April 28, 2012 In order for legislation to have “moral force”, it should at a minimum: 1. Be read by legislators prior to […]
Cook v. Tait 24: The protection of political minorities in the political process http://t.co/D9f3Pc0Mt8 — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) May 19, 2015 Introduction And Purpose: This post is to “tie together” three comments/posts that discuss the problem of “political powerlessness” in the political process. This poses obvious problems in the area of “citizenship taxation”. It […]
Is There An Expat Exodus From China? My Gut Says Yes. http://t.co/b5wgbxTqA9 – U.S. citizenship-based taxation likely a factor #FBAR #FATCA — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) June 18, 2014 The article referenced in the above tweet is largely about Americans trying to thrive as expats in China (from a personal and business perspective). It appears […]
This is simply one of the best descriptions of the problem I have seen anywhere. Although a comment at the Isaac Brock Society, it needs to be a separate post. Here it is:
I have been blogging on U.S. citizenship-based taxation since 2011. In February of 2012, I wrote the “Prologue” for this series of posts: Citizenship renunciations soaring under Obama – Renunciation as an Act of Self Defense That post included the following poll. The results are shocking! In January of 2013 I began a series of […]
Reports of #IRS abuse of #americansaborad http://t.co/efMQcdiNZ3 – Homelanders would not believe this was possible! Its a #FATCA – #FBAR 2 — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) May 27, 2013 The following comes from a post at the Isaac Brock Society.
The title of this post was a Google search term that led to a number of hits. A search on Bing led to an equally impressive number of hits. (Note that each search revealed results for “why we are so cruel to us citizen living abroad“.) Fascinating question. How can this be? Why is this so?