Isaac Brock's Kish unearths U.S. Treasury report calling for 'more enforcement' of citizenship expatriation tax compliance

 A U.S. Treasury report calling for "more enforcement and a centralized compliance effort" to deal with the large numbers of American citizens who are currently expatriating every year, to ensure that they're all paying the required amount of exit tax as they leave, has been discovered its contents made public by contributors to the Canadian advocacy website for dual Canadian/American citizens, the Isaac Brock Society.

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'Gwen and Kazia' launch appeal to July FATCA ruling in Canadian court

Two dual Canadian/U.S. citizen plaintiffs in a long-running legal effort to block Canada’s implementation of the U.S.’s Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act have launched an appeal in Canadian Federal Court in Ottawa, after their most recent attempt to challenge the law was dismissed in July. 

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U.S. government report acknowledges problems with FATCA reporting

A U.S. Government Accountability Office report released today reveals a range of issues with the 2010 law known as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, which it noted also contributed to a "nearly 178%" increase in the rate of citizenship renunciations between 2011 and 2016.

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Bright!Tax comment: The candidates' tax plans, and their likely implications for expats

Bright!Tax comment: The candidates' tax plans, and their likely implications for expats

Nov. 3, the date of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, is two weeks and one day away. Many expats will have voted by now, but for those who haven't –...

Oct-19-2020