US-born British citizen launches crowdfunding campaign to stop FATCA

Pedro Gonçalves
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US-born British citizen launches crowdfunding campaign to stop FATCA

A US-born British citizen has started a crowdfunding campaign to stop HMRC sharing her personal information with the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) under the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Law firm Mishcon de Reya has taken on the UK case for a client who alleges HMRC is breaching citizens' data protection and privacy rights by transferring vast amounts of financial and personal data to governments outside the EU. The citizen, who has lived in the UK for 20 years, wor...

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