Hello to all members of Americans in Auckland.
With great trepidation, I have been following the recent actions of the US congress and IRS concerning tax filing requirements for US citizens living abroad. It is not a happy situation, in plain English, we are getting screwed! In their attempt to catch rich tax evaders, small fry like us are getting caught up in the net. And it could mean dire consequences. Not only expensive if you are compliant, but as drastic as catching us on entry to the US if we are not compliant! There is loads of information on this here: http://www.aca.ch/joomla/index.php
and their recent newsletter: http://www.aca.ch/nu/nu201.pdf
But most important right now, PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION to congress and President Obama: