updated 9:49 PM CEST, Jul 17, 2019

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Netherlands quietly unveils its own tax haven 'blacklist' 

As speculation about which jurisdictions will end up on the European Union's official tax haven 'blacklist' next year, the Dutch finance ministry has quietly published its own list of 21 places it considers to be low-tax jurisdictions. 
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UK official responds to MP written question on 'accidental Americans'

A U.K. government official responded to a written question on the matter of so-called 'accidental Americans' posed by a British Member of Parliament by noting that they weren't "created" by FATCA, but rather, that the 2010 legislation "created a mechanism for the financial accounts of overseas U.S. citizens to be…
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George Holding TTFI bill ‘now set for 2019 vote’

Legislation that its proponents have said would significantly improve the lot of America’s 5.1 million to 9 million expatriates – which had been expected to appear before the end of the year, after failing to materialize in September – is now unlikely to be presented to the House of Representatives…
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Glimmer of hope seen in IRS proposal to tweak FATCA regs

After more than eight years of lobbying Congress and the White House, opponents of the 2010 Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act are cautiously welcoming news that the Internal Revenue Service has issued a proposal to make major changes in that legislation and certain other reporting requirements that have made life…
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