October 10

RepealFATCA.com Files Freedom of Information Act Request on ‘Intergovernmental Agreements’

As noted previously, FATCA (the “Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act”) cannot succeed unless the U.S. Treasury Department is successful in coercing a sufficient number of countries into enforcing this foreign (i.e., U.S.) law on themselves. The key mechanism for doing that is to impose legally questionable “intergovernmental agreements” (IGAs) that effectively gut the sovereignty of the “partner” country and force indiscriminate turnover to the IRS of personal financial information in abrogation...


- Letter to Treasury Secretary Lew from Congressman Bill Posey

- Letter to Treasury Secretary Geithner from Senators Rand Paul, Jim DeMint, Mike Lee, and Saxby Chambliss