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 F. Kennedy's 1962 Commencement speech at Yale where he said: https://t.co/N6sOOPL4vO
— John Richardson – lawyer for "U.S. persons" abroad (@ExpatriationLaw) October 8, 2021
This is the fourth of a series of posts about international tax reform generally and how FATCA, CRS, citizenship-based taxation, GILTI, etc. work together.
The first three posts were:
This fourth post continues where the third post – How The World Should Respond To The US FATCA Driven Attack On The Tax Base Of Other Countries – left off. That post described in a general way that FATCA facilitated the US taxation of residents of other countries. The purpose of this post is to give a small number of important examples. To repeat:
The imposition of FATCA on other countries means that …
The United States has effectively expanded its tax base into other countries by claiming residents of other countries as US tax residents. This is a direct attack on and the erosion of the tax base of those other countries.