ICYMI: American Citizens Abroad highlights its recent findings on U.S. adoption of RBT

As growing numbers of expatriate Americans are calling on U.S. lawmakers to replace America's problematic citizenship-based tax regime with a system that's based on a taxpayer's current country of residence, the Washington, DC-based American Citizens Abroad is urging expats, members of Congress and others to revisit its most-recent research report – which ACA officials say has some of the best data anywhere on the subject. 

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ACA in drive to fund update of residence-based taxation research, ahead of perceived need

The American Citizens Abroad Global Foundation – the sister educational and research organization to the Washington, D.C.-based American Citizens Abroad advocacy group – today is unveiling a campaign to raise US$75,000 to fund a research project that it plans to help provide the ACA and others with fresh data that the ACAGF says will help to support arguments in favor of moving the U.S. to a Residence-Based Taxation system.

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Washington Examiner comment piece endorses resi-based tax campaign

Campaigners advocating that the U.S. join most of the rest of the world in adopting a residence-based tax regime – rather than the current, citizenship-based one – are viewing the recent publication of an article endorsing the idea by the Washington Examiner as a sign that the issue is beginning to attract the right kind of attention, in the city where it matters most.

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Major expat issues, including RBT, fail to make Dem Party’s draft 2020 platform

A draft edition of the Democratic Party’s 2020 policy platform, published last week in advance of the party’s scheduled National Convention next month, contains none of the issues expats and the groups representing them have been calling for – including a call for replacing the U.S.'s current citizenship-based tax regime with one based on the taxpayer's residence.

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A Reader Asks: 'Someone mentioned that the IRS's Taxpayer Advocate Service can help expats. How?'

A Reader Asks: 'Someone mentioned that the IRS's Taxpayer Advocate Service can help expats. How?'

Many U.S. expats are still enjoying the sense that the annual nightmare of getting their American taxes done has come and gone, and they have a few months of peace...

Sep-13-2022