Jackie Bugnion 2017 Residence Based Taxation: To Chairman Hatch’s request for tax reform proposals

Introduction: It’s tax reform season and Senator Orrin Hatch wants to hear from you (again) As reported on the Isaac Brock Society and other digital resources for those impacted by U.S. taxes, you have until July 17, 2017 to tell Senator Hatch what you think needs to be changed in the Internal Revenue Code. After […]

Even in “retirement” Jackie Bugnion writes the best arguments against citizenship taxation ever

A fantastic article explaining what US citizenship taxation really is and why it MUST be abolished – that's a #FATCA https://t.co/YLscA38H3Y — Citizenship Lawyer (@ExpatriationLaw) October 31, 2015 This article originally appeared on the Alliance For The Defence Of Canadian Sovereignty blog. Introducing Jackie Bugnion … Jackie Bugnion explains the problems of citizenship taxation for […]

“A Proposal for Fair US Tax Treatment of Foreign Pensions” from @JackieBugnion and Paula Singer

“A Proposal for Fair US Tax Treatment of Foreign Pensions” from @JackieBugnion and Paula Singer https://t.co/oU1jMOsUnH — Citizenship Lawyer (@ExpatriationLaw) July 18, 2016 “Even in retirement Jackie Bugion writes the best arguments against citizenship taxation ever“. Other references to Ms. Bugnion’s work are here. In this new post published on May 30, 2016 at Tax Analysts, […]

Excellent @JackieBugnion and Roland Crim article on Boris Johnson @MayorOfLondon and plight of #Americansabroad

  Roland Crim and @JackieBugnion of @ACAVoice comment on situation of @MayorOfLondon and taxation of #Americansabroad http://t.co/W3BBUOOZ9q — Citizenship Lawyer (@ExpatriationLaw) December 1, 2014 Just received this article in written by Jackie Bugnion and Roland Crim pdf format. Jackie was in Toronto on May 2, 2014 for the ACA Conference on the Taxation of Americans […]

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 one of two submissions that I submitted in response to Senator Hatch’s request for submissions regarding tax reform. Responding to Senator Hatch’s request for Feedback on Tax Reform From: John Richardson Toronto, Canada citizenshiptaxation@gmail.com To: taxreform2017@finance.senate.gov July 17, 2017 __________________________________________________________ Why is the United States imposing full U.S. taxation […]

Why Boris Johnson must relinquish US citizenship on the occasion of his appointment as British Foreign Minister

A recent post (July 7, 2016) on this blog began with: Prologue – U.S. citizens are “subjects” to U.S. law wherever they may be in the world … Boris Johnson as PM? US @USSupremeCourt judgment in Blackmer v. US https://t.co/KzMOCqBaL1 means he must obey USA https://t.co/pEWzZRJZFb — Citizenship Lawyer (@ExpatriationLaw) July 7, 2016 Yes, it’s […]

Physical presence as a necessary condition for being a US “resident” under the Internal Revenue Code

Introduction Every country in the world with the exceptions of Eritrea and the United States claim tax jurisdiction based on “residence”. Although the tests for “residence” may differ, “residence based taxation” means that it is possible to sever your tax connection to a country by severing residence. The nations of Eritrea and the United States […]

Tax Haven or Tax Heaven 4: Why bother “poaching capital” as a Tax Haven, if you can steal the capital using citizenship-based taxation?

Involuntary “poaching” of capital – “citizenship-based taxation” U.S. citizenship-based taxation ALSO results in the direct “poaching of capital” from other nations! A thoughtful post describing the cost of U.S. “poaching” to Canada is here. A Paper Detailing FATCA's Costs to Canada https://t.co/0amqvj3li8 – How the US uses #Americansabroad to "poach" "Wealth of Other Nations" — […]

#Americansabroad: Thoughts on the May 2/14 Toronto Conference on CBT vs. RBT – #FATCA #FBAR

#Americansabroad: @JackieBugnion of @ACAVoice comments on May 2/14 Toronto Conference/Debate on CBT vs. RBT https://t.co/SOVEjMwDaV #fatca — Citizenship Lawyer (@ExpatriationLaw) July 10, 2014 #Americansabroad: Mary-Louise Serrato of ACA Global discusses May 2 Toronto RBT v. CBT debate http://t.co/ECxjKwb2YM https://t.co/4OeFP0drg3 — Citizenship Lawyer (@ExpatriationLaw) July 10, 2014 ACA Global Foundation announces results from the first symposium […]

More #Americansabroad will pay capital gains tax on sale of principal residence in Canada

Escalating housing prices in Toronto leave buyers with sticker shock and owners reaping capital gains @globeandmail https://t.co/AALQfnTVqg — Citizenship Lawyer (@ExpatriationLaw) March 22, 2017 The price of Toronto real estate continues its upward trajectory. This morning I met with yet another (who could have known) Canadian resident who wishes to renounce U.S. citizenship. This person is […]