updated 7:23 AM CEST, Mar 30, 2020


Experts mobilize to help U.S. expats access CARES Act 'Recovery Rebate'

A number of the best-known and most-visible American expat organizations have been mobilizing over the weekend to ensure American expats around the world understand their options for receiving a "Recovery Rebate" from the U.S. government, worth as much as US$1,200 per person, as a result of a US$2trn stimulus package…
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Bernie Sanders wins Democrats Abroad's Global Prez Primary

While former U.S. vice president Joe Biden has begun to strengthen his lead back in the States, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders comfortably won the Democrats Abroad's Global Presidential Primary earlier this month, receiving 57.9% of the overseas vote and securing nine delegates to the Democratic National Convention.
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FATCA turns 10

Ten years ago today, in the Rose Garden of the White House, President Obama signed the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act into law.  But surprising as it might now seem to some, the fact went virtually unnoticed by the world's media, as the legislation was buried deep inside a domestic jobs…
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Accidental Americans' Lehagre to Mike Pompeo: 'Reduce exorbitant U.S. expatriation fee'

Fabien Lehagre, the U.S.-born and France-resident president and founder of the Paris-based Accidental Americans Association, has called on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to "drastically...reduce the costs associated with the renunciation procedure", in order that so-called accidental Americans could give up their U.S. citizenship if they wished to.
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