Part 1: Mr. FBAR’s Civil Penalty – 5321(a)(5): Evolution – The Wonder Years, Those Teenaged Years, Young Adult, To Mature Thug

This Is Post 1 in a series of posts describing the statutory and regulatory history of Mr. FBAR. These posts are organized on the page “The Little Red FBAR Book“.* […]

The Weaponization Of Citizenship: From “You Are NOT American” to “You ARE American”

Strongly suggest #Americansabroad read this history of the "weaponization of US citizenship" (my words) in the form of US "citizenship stripping" (the author's words) by @Amanda_Frost1 who also confirms that […]

As Goes The “Fairness Of Taxation”, So Goes Civilization: It’s Time To Consider The “Fair Tax”

Introduction #FairTax policy is good policy. Why @FairTaxOfficial means restoring "freedom and dignity of the individual" (as well as creating a "fairer" tax system). Imagine a world where #Americansabroad were […]

The State Department Should Allow For US Citizenship Renunciations To Take Place By Video

This post has been co-authored by Diane Gelon* (see “Reflections Of An Expatriation Lawyer“) and John Richardson Prologue From @HelenBurggraf: "As AAA announces its new legal challenge to go ahead, […]

Part 9: Responding to the Sec. 965 “transition tax”: From the "Pax Americana" to the "Tax Americana"

Q. What do #MeghanMarkle and the @USTransitionTax have in common? A. They are two news items of 2018 that will draw attention to U.S. policy of imposing "worldwide taxation" on […]

Tax, culture and how the USA uses #citizenshiptaxation to impose US culture (and penalties) on other countries

Civilizations and countries define themselves in part by their tax policies In 1993 Samuel Huntington wrote “The Clash Of Civilizations“. His basic thesis is captured in the following paragraph from […]

#Taxreform17 means that the USA should stop imposing U.S. taxation on the residents of other countries! @SpeakerRyan @RepKevinBrady @SenateJamLdr @OrrinHatch @Stevenmnuchin1

Some of you may be interested in the “short letter” that I sent by regular mail to the “powers to be” in Washington who are working on “Tax Reform”. A […]

Why is the United States imposing full U.S. taxation on the Canadian incomes of Canadian citizens living in Canada?

This is post is “based on” (not identical to)  one of two submissions that I submitted in response to Senator Hatch’s request for submissions regarding tax reform. __________________________________________________________ Why is […]

Impressions of the @RepMarkMeadows April 26/17 #FATCA Hearing in Washington, DC – Opportunity to make case to end "taxation-based citizenship"

FATCA Hearings in Washington, DC – April 26, 2017 April 26, 2017 – Washington, DC – REVIEWING THE UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF THE FOREIGN ACCOUNT TAX COMPLIANCE ACT — John […]