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Implementation of FATCA Causes Headaches for Expats

It has become increasingly difficult for U.S. citizens to open bank accounts overseas. The reason is that the IRS has started to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or FATCA for short. FATCA was passed in 2010 in an attempt to prevent overseas tax evasion activities. Unfortunately, many experts believe it is causing...
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What the Fiscal Cliff Deal Means For Your Taxes

After months of wrangling, negotiating, and one expensive election, Congress and President Obama finally agreed on a partial deal to avert the so called Fiscal Cliff. The Fiscal Cliff was a set of tax increases and spending cuts that would have gone into effect on January 1, 2013 and plunged...
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