Ex-Arthur Andersen exec Vorsatz oversees bold roll-out of Andersen successor firm across globe

In 2014, executives of a San Francisco-based company that had been known since 2007 as Wealth & Tax Advisory Services organized a get-together to celebrate the rebranding of their business as Andersen Tax.

For around two dozen of these executives, the rebranding represented the realization of a dream they’d had for years, because it meant that they were at last openly acknowledging the fact that their business had its origins in a portion of the original tax operations of Arthur Andersen.

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Now James Hambro & Partners launches investment service for American ex-pats

James Hambro & Partners, the London-based wealth management boutique spun off in 2010 from the JO Hambro Capital Management group, has launched a new investment service for what it says are the "tens of thousands of Americans and their families living in Britain [who are] caught between tax regimes on both sides of the Atlantic."

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American couple in France in major win against IRS over tax

In a development that is being seen by American expat groups in France as a major win, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service has admitted in a U.S. Tax Court that it had wrongly collected millions of dollars of tax from France-resident American citizens, ending a years-long legal saga that could see millions of dollars paid to U.S. expats who have lived in and been filing tax returns from France, in the form of refunds.

OECD efforts to harmonize VAT tax rules coming down to wire

Businesses that sell goods and services across international borders may soon face major changes, as recently-unveiled plans by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development to harmonize the way online commerce is taxed by governments around the world appear set to become law within a few years.

Dems Abroad to mark int’l tax filing day with Congress ‘CallStorm’

The Democrats Abroad, which represents members of the U.S. Democratic Party who are resident overseas, is planning to mark International Tax Filing Day with a “CallStorm,” which is basically an event that looks to involve expat Democrats in calling up their Congressional representatives’ offices and voicing their concerns over key issues affecting expat Americans – in this case, the need to move to a residence-based tax regime. 

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A renounced ‘accidental’ replies to UK gov’t’s Stride: ‘It’s not that we’re not British, we are – but we're also not really American'

A renounced ‘accidental’ replies to UK gov’t’s Stride: ‘It’s not that we’re not British, we are – but we're also not really American'

Last week, it was revealed that British Labour MP Preet Kaur Gill had received her second formulaic and non-committal response in two months to specific questions she had asked the...