Tag Archives: FATCA

Philadelphia Freedom

“…From the day that I was born I waved the flag, Philadelphia freedom took me knee-high to a man…” Once again, the iPod throws up a thought-provoking tune: “Philadelphia Freedom” by Elton John. When I was a kid, and when … Continue reading

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Why Am I Writing So Much about FATCA?

I have been writing a lot about FATCA. Which is funny, as after my final US tax return next year it should never be an issue for me again. I guess I am behaving like a jilted lover in many … Continue reading

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Letter to my MP about the FATCA IGA

Hi ___, I hope you are well. I thought I would share with you something I’ve written to both Liberty and Privacy International regarding a recent IGA signed between HMG and the US on the US tax law FATCA, and … Continue reading

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My letter to Liberty

I have yet to write to my MP, but I thought I would drop a line regarding FATCA to Liberty (one of the main civil liberties group in the UK) after reading this post at Isaac Brock Society and this post at Maple … Continue reading

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The die is cast…

Recently, Her Majesty’s Government signed an inter-governmental agreement (IGA) with the US on sharing information that the US is looking for regarding the bank accounts of so-called “tax-dodging” US persons. (When it comes to taxation in the US, everyone is … Continue reading

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I used to laugh at weenies who would go on about how they would emigrate from the US if their candidate didn’t get elected. It used to make me laugh how they would think that their own cosseted, obviously comfortable, … Continue reading

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A Response to the Eduardo Saverin Story

Following a link in a comment at the Isaac Brock Society, I came across this article in the Grauniad.  I could not help but comment, as follows: As was mentioned by Tim Worstall, by renouncing his citizenship, he has already … Continue reading

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