Dutch ministers, banking industry ass'n say FATCA info deadline again pushed back, as talks continue
Accidental Americans who live in the Netherlands have been told that banks in the country have agreed not to require either their Social Security numbers or Certificate of Loss of Nationality in order to keep their accounts open until Sept. 1, 2022.
The news came last month, while Dutch finance minister Wopke Hoekstra last week revealed that he and his fellow ministers are continuing to press their U.S. counterparts over the way they require Dutch financial businesses to enforce the U.S. tax evasion prevention law known as FATCA.
Dutch 'accidentals' call latest Tweede Kamer hearing on FATCA 'disappointing', as 'new data' is questioned
The latest Tweede Kamer hearing in the Netherlands, on the fraught subject of the U.S. tax evasion-prevention law known as FATCA, revealed that progress for those dual U.S./Dutch citizens affected by it continues to elude Dutch lawmakers, according to a number of "accidental Americans" and others who viewed the two-hour-long session online.
Dutch finance minister makes commitments to 'accidental Americans' in virtual meeting
Dutch Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra told a mostly online hearing of the Dutch Parliament on Wednesday that he could once again confirm a Dutch Banking Association (NVB) assurance, revealed earlier this month, that no "accidental Americans" bank accounts in the Netherlands will be closed this year.
Dutch media, politicians' focus returns to Dutch 'accidentals' and their bank account issues
A hard-line written response by Dutch Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra to the latest in a series of questions put to him and other Dutch officials over the past two years, about the banking problems so-called “accidental Americans” have been struggling with, has thrust the issue back into the media spotlight in the Netherlands, at least, since it was posted on the Dutch government's website on Oct. 6.
Dutch finance minister’s answers to latest questions leave already-frustrated ‘accidentals’ reeling
A nine-page response by Dutch Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra to the latest batch of questions put to him by a Dutch parliamentarian sympathetic to the banking problems so-called “accidental Americans” have been struggling with has left many of those accidentals stunned and frustrated, they say.