AXFNJ Podcast: What Americans abroad ('mini-multinationals') are to make of last week's Senate Finance C'ttee hearing

"How U.S. international tax policy impacts American workers, jobs, and investment" may have been the official title of last week's Senate Finance Committee hearing, but according to John Richardson, Toronto-based lawyer and regular commentator on the ever-evolving American expat tax and citizenship regime, "that title had almost nothing to do with what actually transpired" during the two-and-a-half hour event.

Even though, he adds, it should have...

How well do you know your FATCA?

Without really meaning to, many American expatriates as well as tax industry experts, lawyers and others have become experts on the subject of FATCA over the past decade-plus that it's been around. 

So we thought it might be fun, for a change, to mark the occasion of FATCA's coming into force eleven years ago today by compiling a list of eleven impossible-to-resist questions about it, in order to test just how well we've all been paying attention!
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AXFNJ webinar: How U.S. citizenship taxation has impacted one British lawyer, his family, and other countries' sovereignty

John Richardson's latest podcast guest is, like Prince Harry, a British citizen who fell in love with, and married, an American.  

Unlike the prince, however, "Peter", a retired solicitor, didn't return to his wife's country with her, but remained in the UK, where they had two children – who, of course, the U.S. also regarded as American citizens, because of their mother's place of birth...

AXFNJ webinar: What, if anything, does California’s proposed wealth tax mean for taxpayers, post-Covid-19?

As tax experts, academics and others ponder the extent to which governments around the world are likely to introduce taxes aimed specifically at the wealthy – as these governments begin to attempt to repair their severely-damaged finances – our roving, Toronto-based webinar correspondent, John Richardson, interviews Chapman University professor Hank Adler on the subject.

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SEAT reminder: 'April 7 is deadline for you to tell Senate Finance C'ttee how well U.S. int'l tax regime works for you'

SEAT reminder: 'April 7 is deadline for you to tell Senate Finance C'ttee how well U.S. int'l tax regime works for you'

As we reported here last week, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee held a hearing last month on “How U.S. International Tax Policy Impacts American Workers, Jobs, and Investment." Many in...

Apr-06-2021