Republicans Overseas is dedicated to ending citizenship-based taxation, but we are not a signatory to the letter published by the AARO on asking Congress to implement RBT (residence based taxation). The ACA wrote this letter and circulated the draft to us, asking us to join as a signatory. We declined for three key reasons: Republicans […]
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Both Congressman Holding and Chairman Brady recognized that CBT is inconsistent with the current territorial taxation for corporations as well as harming U.S. firms’ competitiveness overseas. As a result, they pledged to continue to explore moving away from CBT. This demonstrates the commitment from Chairman Brady to get this done. We now need to focus […]
By: Helen Burggraf | 17 Nov 2017 Spokespeople for organisations that have been urging US lawmakers, on behalf of expatriate Americans, to legislate for a change to a “residence-based” tax regime said today that the possibility of such a change is still alive, even if it hasn’t yet been spelled out in the latest tax […]
Grover Norquist, President of Americans for Tax Reform, has written a letter to Chairman Kevin Brady of the House Ways and Means Committee urging him to include TTFI in the tax reform bill’s markup. Read the letter here.
By: Helen Burggraf | 26 Oct 2017 Representatives for American expatriates in Washington have been expressing cautious optimism about the chances that the way such expats are taxed may be about to change, after weeks of lobbying that culminated this week in meetings with lawmakers. Among them is Republican National Committee member Solomon Yue, who […]
According the State Dept., there are 9 million overseas Americans, not including overseas military service men and women (click here for Bureau of Consular Affairs overview). 614,553 (633,592 – 19.039) Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act ballots were returned in 2016, including 51,700 overseas U.S. military votes. Military and Overseas Voting In 2016, 930,156 Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee […]
US expats given hope of lower tax bills Republicans edge towards eliminating need to pay levies overseas and at home Millions of US citizens working overseas could see their tax bills lowered by an overhaul of the tax system as Republicans edge towards eliminating a requirement for American expatriates to pay taxes both overseas and […]
by Patrick Tyrell, The Daily Signal October 13, 2017 If you’re an American living overseas, Uncle Sam is making life hard for you—and he’s probably giving your bank a headache, too. For one, the U.S. government often taxes the earnings you make outside the U.S., meaning you can be double-taxed—both by the U.S. and by […]
By: Helen Burggraf | 16 Oct 2017 As US lawmakers consider the relative merits of a package of proposed changes to the American tax code, a global network of expat Americans is calling on their fellow countrymen in Expatland to urgently sign a petition calling for the US to end its citizenship-based taxation regime. The […]