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Archive for September, 2014

Help! I’m Trying to Become Tax Compliant But Have No SSN – IRS Provides A Solution

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, September 29, 2014

Social Security Numbers and US Tax Compliance The Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) for U.S. citizens is their Social Security Number (SSN).  An alternative Taxpayer Identification Number is the Individual Taxpayer… Read more…

Thank you FATCA, Maybe You’ll Get Me Kidnapped!

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), foreign financial institutions are generally required to provide directly to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS),or to their home country government agency pursuant… Read more…

Treasury Faces a Labor of Sisyphus to get FATCA Infrastructure in Place

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, September 22, 2014

PLEASE SEE THE COMMENTS SECTION FOR UPDATES TO THIS POST  Today we are privileged to have Dorothy van Schooneveld, J.D. as our guest blogger. Dorothy is a member of the… Read more…

Thank you, FATCA, You’ve Just Busted My Marriage

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Friday, September 19, 2014

Democrats Abroad (DA), is the overseas arm of the Democratic Party. This week, DA issued detailed reports analyzing the results of its 2014 global survey conducted in June and July… Read more…

Thank You, FATCA, You’ve Just Left Me Stateless

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, September 15, 2014

Multiple Nationalities – Caught in the Big FAT(CA) Trap There is no international law or convention that determines an individual’s nationality or citizenship.  One’s nationality is strictly a matter of… Read more…

Too Many Days in the US? They Know Everything!!!

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, September 8, 2014

Are you a US “Resident”? Under US tax laws, any non-US citizen with a “substantial presence” in the United States runs the risk of being classified as a US “resident”… Read more…

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