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FACTA: A Reminder of the Social Role of French Banks

Frédéric Lefebvre | Posted 07.06.2014 | World
Frédéric Lefebvre

If everyone understands the need to fight against tax fraud, everyone can agree that law abiding taxpayers should not pay the price. That is why it is essential that our government remind financial institutions of their duty and not sacrifice their social role attached to banking in France and remind them of their obligations.

Republicans Urge Congress To Repeal Anti-Tax Dodging Law

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - The Republican National Committee (RNC) on Friday called for the repeal of a U.S. ...

Republican Party To Vote For Repeal Of Anti-Tax Dodging Law

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - The Republican Party is expected to approve a resolution this week, calling for ...

Rand Paul Effort Has Little Chance Of Winning Approval

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics

By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON, May 7 (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Rand Paul introduced a bill late on Tuesday that would repeal parts ...

FATCA: The U.S. Flexes Its Waning Economic Muscle Abroad

Giles Gibson | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business
Giles Gibson

Typical of the taxman's inimitable use of the English language worldwide, the title doesn't exactly sound particularly menacing. However, the shockwaves from this recent piece of legislation are being felt around the financial world.

Regulations For Untaxed Swiss Bank Accounts In The Works

Posted 08.10.2011 | Business

ZURICH (Catherine Bosley) - Swiss and U.S. authorities have held informal exploratory talks that touched on regularizing untaxed money held by wealthy...