Jan. 1 passage of Corporate Transparency Act to see creation of U.S. beneficial ownership registry

Even as opposition to beneficial ownership registers around the world has been mounting on grounds that they put the personal details of the individuals whose names appear on them at risk of being stolen or otherwise illegally made use of – governments have also been introducing them more and more in recent years, in response to mounting pressure on them to avoid ending up on “tax haven blacklists”.

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...

Are the FBAR regs fit for purpose – FinCEN wants to know by next Friday

FinCEN, the U.S. Treasury Department bureau that's responsible for overseeing the receipt of Foreign Bank Account Reports, is inviting comments "on the proposed renewal, without change, of existing information collection requirements concerning reports of foreign financial accounts and... Report[s] of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR)".

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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AXFNJ webinar: How U.S. citizenship taxation has impacted one British lawyer, his family, and other countries' sovereignty

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...

Jan-06-2021