Criticism for second understated response to U.K. lawmaker’s championing of 'accidentals' plight

For the second time in two months, it has been revealed, a Labour Party member of Britain's Parliament received a formulaic and non-committal response to specific questions she had asked the U.K. government on behalf of some of its citizens – who also happen to be regarded by the U.S. as Americans, and therefore face considerable hardship as a result of the way the U.S. taxes such "accidental Americans."

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Gavel-spotting is new sport for expat Americans in UK, Commonwealth courts

Last month's trial over the constitutionality of the Canadian government's enforcement of America’s FATCA legislation was, of course, hugely important for American expats around the world, all of whom are waiting, or perhaps should be, to hear how the court ultimately rules. For some, though, it was also a chance to study the gavel habits of a country other than the United States, and then sit back and wait for the gavel imagery that almost inevitably follows such events.

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Appeal predicted, as Canada FATCA trial ends, 'no matter who wins'

 As last week's trial over the constitutionality of the Canadian government's enforcement of America’s FATCA legislation ended on Friday, the Alliance for the Defence of Canadian Sovereignty (ADCS), which brought the case on behalf of two individual plaintiffs, said an appeal would ultimately follow, "no matter who wins."

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American small biz owner in EU: ‘Trump’s made it impossible for expats like me to compete outside the U.S.’

American small biz owner in EU: ‘Trump’s made it impossible for expats like me to compete outside the U.S.’

Ever since President Trump unveiled his so-called Tax Cuts and Jobs Act just before Christmas in 2017, tax experts familiar with the complex way American expatriates are taxed have been...

Jan-10-2019