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2011 Sept 28 – Get the IRS

 
Get the IRS taxman off the backs of innocent Canadians
Globe and Mail (28 Sept 2011)

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/editorials/get-the-irs-taxman-off-the-backs-of-innocent-canadians/article2183736/

The editorial concludes: “The Obama administration and the Congress should legislate forthwith to eliminate all heavy penalties against residents of Canada.”
 

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Written by usxcanada

28 September 2011 at 6:00 am

2011 Sept 27 – IRS tax

 
IRS tax grab: Flaherty’s welcome entry into the debate
Windsor Star (27 Sept 2011) 2

http://www.windsorstar.com/news/Editorial+grab/5462567/story.html

The editorial opens: “The Internal Revenue Service is attempting to conscript Canadian banks in a cross-border tax grab that not only threatens individual privacy rights but Canadian sovereignty.”
 

Written by usxcanada

27 September 2011 at 6:00 am

2011 Sept 20 – Protest

 
Protest U.S. tax grab
Toronto Star (20 Sept 2011) A26

http://www.thestar.com/opinion/editorials/article/1056365–protest-u-s-tax-grab

This editorial criticizes “a clumsy and unnecessarily harsh law that risks sideswiping hundreds of thousands of people living normal, law-abiding lives in Canada.”
 

Written by usxcanada

20 September 2011 at 7:00 am

2011 Sept 16 – Canada

 
Canada should protest unjust U.S. tax grab
Vancouver Sun (16 Sept 2011)

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Canada+should+protest+unjust+grab/5412138/story.html

This editorial concludes: “Individual Canadians are powerless to fight this unjust tax grab. Ottawa must speak out about this financial assault on Canadians.” Criticism is directed at 2011 OVDI and proposed FATCA.
 

Written by usxcanada

16 September 2011 at 8:00 am

2011 Sept 9 – Cross-border

 
Cross-border tax grab
Ottawa Citizen (9 Sept 2011)

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/business/Cross+border+grab/5374462/story.html

The editorial opens: “The U.S. government’s decision to aggressively enforce its overseas tax-reporting rules is cruel and manifestly unfair. The Canadian government ought to tell it so, in no uncertain terms.”
 

Written by usxcanada

9 September 2011 at 8:00 am

2011 Aug 31 – IRS Should

 
IRS should lighten up on Americans living in Canada [editorial]
Vancouver Sun (31 Aug 2011) A14


http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Editorial+should+lighten+Americans+living+Canada/5333513/story.html

The editorial calls for leniency from the IRS and commends Canadian refusal “to take part in this witch hunt.”
 

Written by usxcanada

31 August 2011 at 6:00 am