As per the executive order issued by the President of the United States on Friday, January 27, 2017, a 90–day visa suspension is in place for all travel to the United States (except for those holding diplomatic status) by nationals of the following countries: Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen.
The federal government has signed an agreement to help the United States catch tax-evading “US persons” living outside the US, including those with dual US-Canada citizenship.
Here is an issue you might need to keep in mind in the coming months. As it stands, a recent United States tax law will require Canadian banks nd other financial institutions (including credit unions, pension managers, insurance companies, and others) to provide some Canadian (and American) citizens’ information to the American Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, which is set to come into effect through 2013 and 2014, aims to catch tax-evading “US persons” living abroad, including those with dual US-Canada citizenship
In last month’s post, I provided a few practical tips for victims of online defamation. In this post, I will discuss a problem associated with defamation posted on a server located in the United States, and will provide some tips on how to respond to such a problem.