updated 2:11 PM CET, Oct 31, 2023


Rebecca Lammers is IRS Taxpayer Advocacy Panel's new overseas rep

Months after many observers might have expected to hear who’d been chosen to succeed Paris-based American expat campaigner Laura Snyder as the IRS’s sole overseas member of a grass-roots voluntary organization known as the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, it’s at last emerged that London-based Rebecca Lammers has been chosen for the…

U.S. responds to Monte Silver's Transition Tax challenge

The U.S. government has cited a number of issues, including various federal regulations having to do with such things as "standing" and "unlawful disclosure of a tax return", in its official response to Israel-based U.S. tax attorney Monte Silver's latest legal challenge to President Trump's Transition Tax regulations, according to…
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SEC charges 16 in US$194 million, int'l ‘pump and dump’ penny stock schemes

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has unveiled charges against 16 defendants – located in the Bahamas, the British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Canada, the Cayman Islands, Monaco, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom – whom it says had been party to "multi-year fraudulent penny stock schemes that generated more than US$194 million…
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Dutch news website picks up on anti-FATCA feeling in Europe

An English-language news website based in Amsterdam has become the latest non-U.S. media organization to highlight the struggles that overseas-resident Americans – "accidental or otherwise", as it says in its headline – are having, in dealing with the U.S. tax evasion-prevention law known as FATCA. 
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