Zwerner Answers DoJ Efforts To Collect Multiple 50 Percent Civil FBAR Penalties http://t.co/JApqfDpNwp – More damage to @BarackObama #IRS — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) September 26, 2013 Those interested in the saga of Carl Zwerner – the 86 year old Florida resident – who was assessed multiple year willful FBAR penalties, AFTER having made a […]
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference.
The following tweet appeared as a post at the Isaac Brock Society and generated a collection of rich comments. @MopsickTaxLaw Great post on “FATCA Feast” think you salivating people mean “stakeholders” – not “steakholders” http://mopsicktaxlaw.blogspot.ca/2013/03/on-january-30-and-february-1-i-chaired.html … https://twitter.com/USCitizenAbroad/status/314009089812361217 To provide some context: Steven J. Mopsick wrote a post which was a report of his experience at a […]
The following comment appeared at the MapleSandbox blog last week: Citizenship and terrorism is making news both in Canada and US right now.
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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. […]
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 http://t.co/2Mdi4lAD — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) November 21, 2012 FATCA and Citizenship Based Taxation “I’d like to teach the […]
Introduction – Territorial vs. Worldwide Taxation or Global Taxation – It’s becoming topical! July 15, 2012 – the Financial Times ran a front page article called “China eases taxes for foreign companies” The article included the following: China will cut taxes on the profits that foreign companies take out of the country by up to […]
“Get out while the getting is semi-good. Don’t wait for more time. More time means more laws.” – Phil Hodgen – “Why people expatriate” Anybody who reads this blog is surely familiar with Phil Hodgen’s blog. Mr. Hodgen is California based tax lawyer who appears to have moved firmly into the practice of “Expatriation Law” […]
Having a license to practise law (bar admission) does not a lawyer make. Admission to the Bar, gives an individual the legal right to conduct oneself as a lawyer. A lawyer operates within a specific construct of ethics and morality. The American Bar Association Model Rules of Professional Conduct make it clear that A lawyer […]