Update June 19, 2017:
The Department of Justice sued Mr. Pomerantz in Seattle. The purpose of the lawsuit was to get a judgment against Mr. Pomerantz. Interestingly, the Government lost the lawsuit for reasons unrelated to the substance of the issue. The Government failed to plead the facts that it needed to succeed in the lawsuit.
A full discussion of the ongoing adventures or Mr. Jeffrey Pomerantz and Mr. FBAR is here.
The FBAR Chronicles continue …
First, A Public Service Announcement – Mr. FBAR Get’s A New Filing Due Date
— Citizenship Lawyer (@ExpatriationLaw) March 16, 2017
Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.
My thoughts are that:
Were it left to me to decide whether we should have FBAR without outlaws, or outlaws without FBAR, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.
Unfortunately, Mr. FBAR has become the new symbol of American citizenship. Furthermore, Mr. FBAR disproportionately affects the local bank accounts of Americans abroad – becoming (in effect) a form of “domestic terrorism” against U.S. citizens living outside the United States.
Mr. FBAR As Applied To The Canada U.S. Dual Citizen …