Republicans Overseas has been fighting for an end to citizenship based taxation since our inception. We are focusing now on Territorial Taxation, and this timeline highlights our efforts to have TTFI included in the Tax Reform Package.

French Senator for French Abroad agrees to support TFFAAA

Damien Regnard, French Senator representing French Abroad will not only support the Tax Fairness For Americans Abroad of 2018 (H.R. 7358), but also lobby members of U.S. Congress from both sides of the aisle next week to make TTFI a reality for his dual citizens and Accidental Americans.

Republicans Overseas France Chairman Marc Porter (left), Republicans Overseas Vice Chairman and CEO Solomon Yue (middle), French Senator Damien Regnard (right) at the French Senate chamber on Sept. 21, 2018.

TTFI Bill is introduced by Congressman Holding

On December 21, 2018, Congressman Holding introduced H.R. 7358  – Tax Fairness For Americans Abroad Act of 2018.

This was an historic moment when a member of Congress stood up for overseas Americans and proposed legislation that would end more than 100 years of unfair double taxation.

The full bill can be read here.

TTFI Event held in Italy with American Chamber of Commerce

Vice Chairman and CEO of Republicans Overseas Solomon Yue (Left), Chairman of Republicans Overseas Italy Dr. Nancy Galan (Middle), and Vice President of AmCham Italy Luca Arnaboldi (Right) joined by the American Chamber of Commerce Italy Executive Committee members for a lunch meeting in Rome to discuss Congressman Holding’s TTFI legislation. AmCham Italy liked and agreed to support the legislation.

Bipartisan TTFI Event in Frankfurt, Germany with American Chamber of Commerce

Kerry Reddington organized this bipartisan TTFI event jointly hosted by American Chamber of Commerce Germany, Republican Overseas Germany, and Democrats Abroad Germany on September 24. The TTFI legislation passage requires all of us to work together regardless of  party affiliation and political spectrum.

Bipartisan discussion on TTFI held in Paris with American Chamber of Commerce

This was an exclusive discussion with leaders from both the Democrats Abroad and Republicans Overseas and a great opportunity to gain high level insights into the taxation issues affecting U.S. business overseas. They discussed  the upcoming bill on Territorial Taxation for Individuals and what it will mean for business owners.

Territorial Taxation for Individuals receives endorsements

Territorial Taxation for Individuals is receiving endorsements from a variety of organizations that support overseas American taxpayers.

Please see the endorsement letters here.

Congressman Holding and Chairman Brady recognize need to move away from CBT while speaking from the House floor

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 on the Senate tax bill since this fight is far from over.

Grover Norquist urges House Ways & Means to include TTFI

Grover Norquist, President of Americans for Tax Reform, wrote 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