Entries by Erica Mitchell

Overseas Voters Are Not Impressed

‘….All the impassioned pleas to the party faithful, the stump speeches and attack ads back home can leave Expat Man feeling a bit flat. Like Bill Clinton of old, they may be “mad as hell,” but today’s overseas Americans are looking for more than just a ballot; they want a say.’ Continue reading at BloombergView

Americans Giving Up Citizenship in Record Numbers (2016)

‘The prospect of mogul Donald Trump sitting in the Oval Office has driven celebrities and commonfolk alike to contemplate moving to Canada — or any other country that is not America. Actress Lena Dunham is interested. Samuel L. Jackson is considering South Africa. Jon Stewart wants to leave the entire planet. Google reported a spike […]

Protecting Israeli Religious Charities from US Tax Authorities

‘The heads of charity organizations in the ultra-Orthodox society, commonly known as Gemachim, received at least a temporary measure of relief from the Knesset Finance Committee, chaired by MK Moshe Gafni (UTJ), ahead of a new amendment of the Income Tax Act that takes effect in September and compels Israeli financial institutions to report through […]

Only the US and Eritrea Do This Appalling Thing

‘This story may unnerve you… It’s the story of how Eritrea, a tiny, mostly unheard-of country in East Africa, and the United States, do the same awful thing.’ Continue reading at International Man.

Fight for Taxpayers Draws Fire

‘The United States, through its Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), has adopted the view that simply investing overseas, or being among the millions of American ex-pats who simply wish to bank where they also live and work, is reason enough to be suspected of tax evasion and treated accordingly. We reject the notion that […]


Welcome to the launch of Republicans Overseas’ new website. We look forward to providing you with news about our activities to repeal FATCA and to replace citizenship based taxation with territorial taxation, and we hope that you will return often to stay informed and to share your opinions with us. While Republicans Overseas is not […]

Interview with Swiss Financial Newspaper Lágefi on FATCA in Franch

Anti-FATCA. The CEO of Republicans Overseas Solomon Yue wants to go to the U.S. Supreme Court while waiting for a Republican president. Solomon Yue is Vice Chairman and CEO of Republicans Overseas, created in September 2013 following the closure of the Republicans Abroad DC headquarters a few months prior. Yue, who is also a member of the Republican National Committee, pushed through on 24 January an RNC resolution to repeal FATCA.