U.S. FBAR And Form 8938 Penalties May Be A Bigger Problem For U.S. Residents Than Canada’s Underused Housing Tax

Introduction The complete podcast discussion between @Expatriationlaw and @Tpsmyth01 which discusses legal challenges to Canada's Underused Housing @citizenshiptax is here https://t.co/AuiPWKQUgs — John Richardson – lawyer for "U.S. persons" abroad […]

US Residents Who Own Residential Property In Canada May Be Subject To Various Vacant And Underused Property Taxes

Introduction And Purpose 'Great for landlords, horrible for renters': How a runaway rental market has become Toronto's latest housing nightmare https://t.co/cPT0A0BfS5 — Penalty Taxes On Vacant, Empty Or Underused Homes […]

Eroding the tax base of other countries by imposing direct US taxation on the residents of those countries

When I hear people say that the IRC 911 FEIE and/or the IRC 901 FTC rules mean that #Americansabroad don't pay taxes to the US, I am reminded of John […]

Part 7 of series: Tax Law to American Abroad – “How Do I Hate Thee, Let Me Count the Ways

Before moving to the post, if you believe that Americans abroad are being treated unjustly by the United States Government: Join me on May 17, 2019 for a discussion of […]

Part 29 – Can the full Canadian tax paid personally on distributions from Sec. 965 income be used to offset the @USTransitionTax

Introduction – As the year of the “transition tax” comes to an end with no relief for Americans abroad (who could have known?) As 2018 comes to and end (as […]

Considering renouncing US citizenship? Meet a person who I suggested NOT commit #citizide

#FATCA is USA is forcing certain #Americansabroad to renounce US citizenship bc of unreasonable demands. @CitizenshipTax may not be per se unconstitutional – but when it reaches point where people […]

Part 25 – Reflections on the "S Corporation" exemption to the Sec. 965 @USTransitionTax – Hat Tip to @SCorpAssn

Beginnings … A recent comment at the Isaac Brock Society includes: It’s too bad I didn’t put my Canadian corporation in an S Corp before I knew I was a […]

Part 13 – Calculating the Transition Tax: Just Like Dental Work – Painful in More Ways Than One

Continuing with the “Transition Tax” series … The first twelve posts in my “transition tax” series were: Part 1: Responding to The Section 965 “transition tax”: “Resistance is futile” but […]

Canada U.S. Tax Treaty – Article XXVIA: How the 5th Protocol Enhances protection for Canadian citizens

Canada U.S. Tax Treaty – Article XXVIA: How the 5th Protocol Enhances protection for Canadian citizens https://t.co/DMdIlHqMU7 — John Richardson – lawyer for "U.S. persons" abroad (@ExpatriationLaw) May 6, 2018 Introduction […]