Nine additional speakers added to DAUK Tax Day line-up

Nine additional speakers – including American Citizens Abroad's legal counsel Charles Bruce, Dunhill Financial's Brian Dunhill, and Waverton Investment Management director Andrew Vaughan-Payne – have been added to the line-up for the Democrats Abroad U.K.'s  first-ever "Tax Day" next month.

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IRS letter campaign puts cryptocurrency investors on notice

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has begun sending "educational letters" to U.S. taxpayers who have been engaging in "virtual currency transactions" and whom it says either "potentially failed to report income and pay the resulting tax" they were seen to owe on certain of these virtual currency transactions, or failed to "report their transactions properly." 

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Some tax quotations the IRS missed...

The IRS's collection of 15 tax quotations, wonderful as it is – as we noted yesterday – does miss a few classics that rank highly in our own collection.

There's Benjamin Franklin’s quote, for one thing, which is probably among the world's best-known tax quotations of all: “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” 

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Revealed: IRS’s sense of humor

As the countdown  continues to Tax Day in the U.S., on Monday, we thought it would be a good time to call attention to a rather quirky collection of tax quotations that we stumbled on, buried deep inside the IRS’s website.

Yup. For all its unflinching greediness, which seems to radiate from its very website at this time of year, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service would seem, on at least some level, to be aware of certain ironies, hypocrisies and even undeniably funny things that are fundamental to the business of taxing people...

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Breaking: Congressman Holding scrapes through with ‘Tax Fairness for Americans Abroad Act’

With just hours to go before most of the United States was due to close down for the Christmas holiday, Congressman George Holding today at last delivered a long-anticipated bill aimed at addressing the enormous problems many Americans living abroad have been having that are a result, most agree, of the fact that they are taxed on the basis of their citizenship rather than jurisdiction of residence.

Concern as Brady tax bill fix legislation lacks called-for fixes for US expats

Spokespeople for a number of organizations representing American expats have expressed concern that legislation unveiled earlier this week by House Ways and Means Committee chairman Kevin Brady fails to address certain aspects of President Trump's Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of last December that have been particularly harsh for many U.S. expats.

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AAA's Fabien Lehagre says new IRS program 'doesn't go far enough'

AAA's Fabien Lehagre says new IRS program 'doesn't go far enough'

For the past four years, U.S. born, France-resident and French-speaking Fabien Lehagre has been fighting a tireless and increasingly hard-to-miss battle on behalf of all of France's and Europe's "accidental...

Sep-23-2019