UPDATE September 17, 2014
FATCA IGA lawsuit filed by Vancouver Constitutional Litigator Joseph Arvay on 11 August 2014 in Canada Federal Court. Risks for Plaintiffs Ginny and Gwen include possibility that if they lose the case the court may order them — personally — to pay portion of Government’s costs. See FATCA IGA Claims and press release. Listen to radio interview of John Richardson, ADCS Co-Chair and Legal Counsel. Read letter of father to his Canadian son on high school graduation. Read Marilyn’s letter to Mr. Obama explaining why she may have to renounce her U.S. citizenship.
[Thanks to Atlantic Canada couple for today's really nice donation.]
DONATE to www.adcs-adsc.ca (ADSC en français). Donate ANY amount. Your $25 donations DO help/Vous pouvez donner n’importe quel montant. Vos dons de $ 25 sont utiles. [Le gouvernement du Canada suit l’évolution de notre progrès sur ce site internet. Ne le laissez pas gagner.]
—WASHINGTON D.C. ATTORNEY Mr. Jim Butera of Jones Walker LLP is retained by the Alliance for the Defence of Canadian Sovereignty to help “Accidental Americans” free themselves from harm. SEE PRESS RELEASES (English; en Français). See also Forbes article that picks up on our press release.
—CANADIAN WITNESSES needed for Canadian lawsuit/Nous sommes présentement à la recherche de citoyens canadiens qui accepteraient de témoigner et de révéler publiquement des informations personnelles:
—Canadians born in Canada to one or both U.S. parents, IRS compliant pensioners of limited means, Green Card holders, especially those who did not “check out” of their Green Card status “properly” and Snowbirds now deemed to be “U.S. persons”, Non-U.S. business partners or employers of “U.S. persons.”, Executors of estates of “U.S. persons”, Anyone not allowed to open or keep bank account because of refusal to provide info on U.S. personhood (HSBC bank?), or anyone who would like to renounce to protect your family, but cannot afford to do so (en français).
If you are in the above categories or are a Canadian who has been harmed or will be harmed by U.S. tax laws or FATCA, contact me asap at the ADCS website.