Fatca

November 17, 2017
Our letter to U.S. Sec. Mnuchin demanding FATCA’s repeal premium
Together with Jim Jatras, my co-leader in the Campaign to Repeal FATCA, we have written an open letter to the U.S. Treasury Secretary to demand the Trump administration scrap the fatally-flawed Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. Together with Jim Jatras, my co-leader in the Campaign to Repeal FATCA, we have written an open letter to the U.S. Treasury Secretary to demand the Trump administration scrap the fatally-flawed Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. Read More
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Nigel Green
March 23, 2017
deVere’s Campaign to Repeal FATCA and the Center for Freedom and Prosperity calls on Congress to give precedence to FATCA Repeal premium
Our Campaign to Repeal FATCA, together with the Center for Freedom and Prosperity, headed up a coalition of 21 other groups, amongst which were Americans for Tax Reform and the National Taxpayers Union, calling upon Congress to include FATCA repeal in any tax reform package sent to the White House. Our Campaign to Repeal FATCA, together with the Center for Freedom and Prosperity, headed up a coalition of 21 other groups, amongst which were Americans for Tax Read More
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Nigel Green
March 20, 2017
FATCA pushes 1.5 million Americans in Asia to consider ‘citizide’ premium
Over half of Americans residing in East Asia are having trouble accessing conventional banking services as a result of FATCA, according to a recent poll undertaken by deVere Group and Acuma Hong Kong. Over half of Americans residing in East Asia are having trouble accessing conventional banking services as a result of FATCA, according to a recent poll undertaken by deVere Group and Acuma Hong Kong. Read More
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Nigel Green
February 27, 2017
The deVere Campaign to Repeal FATCA steps up in Washington DC premium
Our Campaign to Repeal FATCA is now in full swing. Launched earlier this month, this lobbying and media Campaign has one sole objective: to banish America’s toxic global tax law to the history books. Our Campaign to Repeal FATCA is now in full swing. Launched earlier this month, this lobbying and media Campaign has one sole objective: to banish America’s toxic global tax law to the history books. Read More
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Nigel Green
February 9, 2017
IRS can rescind U.S. citizens’ passports for outstanding taxes premium
It is not just citizens from Muslim-majority countries who are now facing a U.S. travel ban. New rules could also see American citizens soon being prohibited from international travel, by having their passports withdrawn for unpaid taxes. The IRS has published information on its website that details the new powers to revoke American passports as a result of outstanding taxes. It is not just citizens from Muslim-majority countries who are now facing a U.S. Read More
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Nigel Green
February 7, 2017
deVere launches Washington DC-based ‘Repeal FATCA’ campaign premium
Today is a momentous day for deVere. Today is the day that we’re officially launching our Washington DC-based campaign to have FATCA repealed. I’ve been an outspoken critic of this fatally-flawed law, which turns American expats into financial pariahs, for several years. Today is a momentous day for deVere. Today is the day that we’re officially launching our Washington DC-based campaign to have FATCA repealed. I’ve been an outspoken critic of this Read More
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Nigel Green
November 21, 2016
Trump needs to show backbone and abolish toxic FATCA premium
Donald Trump needs to show some backbone and revoke FATCA, Obama’s controversial global tax law, that has a negative impact on foreign financial institutions (FFIS), and that is forcing a record number of Americans overseas to relinquish their U.S. passports. The president-elect must address the crucial issue of abolishing the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act as a matter of utmost priority. Donald Trump needs to show some backbone and revoke FATCA, Obama’s controversial Read More
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Nigel Green
September 2, 2016
FATCA injunction by High Court in Israel to be championed premium
The temporary injunction imposed by the Israeli High Court against the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), should act as a wake-up call for other countries to rethink enforcing this toxic piece of legislation. The temporary injunction imposed by the Israeli High Court against the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), should act as a wake-up call for other countries to rethink enforcing this toxic piece of legislation. Read More
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Nigel Green
February 10, 2016
American expats should not feel forced to renounce citizenship due to FATCA premium
I’ve been strongly urging this week the estimated 8 million Americans overseas not to renounce their U.S. citizenship because of FATCA, before they have reviewed all the available options. My comments, which have been picked up by International Adviser, International Investment and Value Walk, amongst others, come after latest Treasury data revealed that a record number of individuals renounced their American passports or green cards over the last year. Read More
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Nigel Green
January 12, 2016
American expats say FATCA damages their careers premium
A recent survey released by the American Citizens Abroad Global Foundation (ACAGF) and the University of Nevada has revealed that the majority of Americans feel FATCA has a negative impact on their careers, and that the compliance requirements are troublesome. A recent survey released by the American Citizens Abroad Global Foundation (ACAGF) and the University of Nevada has revealed that the majority of Americans feel FATCA has a negative impact on their careers, and that the Read More
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Nigel Green
October 5, 2015
Senator Rand Paul’s effort to block FATCA denied by Ohio judge premium
It’s disappointing to hear of the ruling by a Federal judge in Ohio claiming that Republican presidential candidate, Senator Rand Paul, and others, do not have the ‘standing’ to challenge the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). In legal terms, ‘standing', in essence means you need to prove that something is happening to you in particular. It’s disappointing to hear of the ruling by a Federal judge in Ohio claiming that Republican Read More
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Nigel Green
June 25, 2015
U.S. Senator Rand Paul to sue IRS and Treasury due to FATCA premium
Rand Paul is set to become the first key presidential candidate to sue the government he hopes to lead, which is a major boost for the campaign to repeal FATCA (the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act). The Kentucky based- senator is taking legal action against the Treasury and IRS on the renunciation of his right to vote on over 100 tax treaties with other governments. As a public and vocal critic of FATCA I am in full support of Rand Paul’s lawsuit, which claims that Read More
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Nigel Green