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  • The IRS Crackdown on Offshore Tax Cheats Comes with a Price

    07/04/2014 5:44:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Fiscal Times ^ | 07/04/2014 | John Grgurich
    <p>If you're an American, July 4 likely holds some significance for you, even if that's only getting the day off from work, having a beer, and watching some fireworks. But if you're an American living overseas, July 1 may come to hold an even greater significance the day the Internal Revenue Service's new overseas tax-collection rules took effect.</p>
  • Foreign banks to report on Americans trying to evade taxes as US FACTA starts July 1

    07/02/2014 7:15:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) that allows banks worldwide to reveal information about their depositors, takes into effect on July 1. Under the new act all foreign banks are required to reports all offshore accounts of the US citizens. Banking centers like Switzerland and Luxembourg that agreed to the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) will have to begin turning over account names and other data to US financial authorities so that they can tax unreported income. According to the Internal Revenue Service, US citizens will have fewer options to stash their cash offshore away from the...
  • What You Need To Know About Taxes In 2014: Expired Tax Breaks, Obamacare Penalties & More

    01/07/2014 1:50:09 PM PST · by Albion Wilde · 4 replies
    Forbes ^ | 01/05/2014 | Kelly Phillips Erb
    Tax season opens in 26 days. And here's my big prediction: a lot of taxpayers will be taken by surprise. Despite all of those "no new taxes" type promises, tax bills are expected to edge higher for a number of taxpayers for the 2013 tax year. And 2014 holds even more surprises. Here's a quick look at what to expect:
  • Has anyone read about FACTA?

    11/24/2012 9:36:59 AM PST · by prplhze2000 · 16 replies
    Another step to a one-world financial system. The reciprocal agreements mean no citizen of any participating countries will be able to escape those countries as they will seize their money. What is now happening is European banks are closing out American customer accounts. Thus even if Americans try to escape Obama, this new law will make sure they can't.