Yue: Meadows said to be 'very interested' in legislative action plan, but 'after the election'

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows did in fact receive a letter sent to him last month by the Republicans Overseas that urged him to call on President Trump to use his presidential authority to issue an "executive order" aimed at fixing certain tax issues expat Americans are currently struggling with, and is "very interested in doing something to end double taxation [for expats] legislatively after the election", according to RO chief executive and vice president Solomon Yue.

Republicans Overseas calls for executive order to help expats ahead of prez election

In what many American expats will hope could at last bring expat issues onto the agenda in the final weeks of the U.S. presidential campaign, the Republicans Overseas has asked White House chief of staff Mark Meadows to call on President Trump to use his authority, as president, to begin to make some of the changes these expats have long been calling for, but which Congress has failed to address.

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‘Tax Fairness for Americans Abroad’ discussion set for May 8 in Athens

Republicans Overseas vice chairman and chief executive Solomon Yue and Toronto-based lawyer and citizenship expert John Richardson will bring their ‘Tax Fairness for Americans Abroad’ roadshow to Athens next week, as part of ongoing efforts aimed at boosting awareness and support among American expats in Greece for proposed legislation bearing that name.

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George Holding TTFI bill ‘now set for 2019 vote’

Legislation that its proponents have said would significantly improve the lot of America’s 5.1 million to 9 million expatriates – which had been expected to appear before the end of the year, after failing to materialize in September – is now unlikely to be presented to the House of Representatives for a vote until next year, sources report.

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Glimmer of hope seen in IRS proposal to tweak FATCA regs

After more than eight years of lobbying Congress and the White House, opponents of the 2010 Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act are cautiously welcoming news that the Internal Revenue Service has issued a proposal to make major changes in that legislation and certain other reporting requirements that have made life difficult for Americans living outside of the U.S.

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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