No comparison between Eritrea’s ‘diaspora tax’ and the U.S.’s expat tax regime, writer of U.S. newspaper opinion piece says

A senior Washington, DC official’s recent opinion piece for the Washington Examiner newspaper, which calls on the U.S. State Department to “stop Eritrea’s illegal ‘diaspora tax’ in the U.S.”, has told the American Expat Financial News Journal that it would be wrong to attempt to compare the Eritrean tax in question with the way the U.S. taxes its expat citizens.

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Plight of 'accidental Americans' gets covered by Washington, DC's local media outlet

The struggles being faced by so-called accidental Americans, who are being told that they risk losing their bank accounts in the countries in which they live and are citizens, unless they formalize or take steps to renounce their U.S. citizenship – which they only recently discovered they are deemed to possess – has been covered by a Washington Post journalist.

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New anti-extraterritorial taxation expat organization forms; launches survey

Stop Extraterritorial American Taxation, or SEAT, is the name of a new education and advocacy organization that's been formed by a half a dozen individuals who are already well known in the community of Americans living overseas.

As part of its launch, the international not-for-profit group, which is based in France and headed by lawyer and Taxpayer Advocacy Panel member Dr. Laura Snyder, is unveiling a survey it says is "aimed at learning more about how persons living outside the United States experience the extraterritorial application of U.S. taxation and banking policies".

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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 –...