Current Write-in Campaigns
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US Treasury needs to adopt Same Country Exemption (SCE) regulations for FATCA
Now is the time for the U.S. Treasury Department to pass Same Country Exemption regulatory relief for Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) filing. Join our write-in campaign calling on the U.S. Treasury and your Representatives in Congress to make this change to the filing requirements for FATCA. Adopting this regulation would ensure that U.S. citizens living and working overseas are not locked out of foreign bank and financial access. It’s simple. It does not require legislation. It will not invite cheating.
Call on House Ways and Means Committee Chairman to hold hearings on Americans Abroad
Now is the time for the House Ways & Means Committee to hold hearings on the community of 4 to 6 million Americans living and working overseas. Join our write-in campaign calling on the Chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee to make this a priority for the Committee.
Americans Abroad Fight for Tax Fairness!
Join the campaign and sign the appeal asking Congress and the House Ways & Means Committee to hold hearings.
Support Congressman Beyer's efforts on behalf of US citizens overseas.
Ask your Representatives to support Congressman Beyer's bill HR6057 Tax Simplification for Americans Abroad Act. This bill is the first step towards correcting the tax filing and compliance issues that many overseas US citizens are facing. Recognizing that many US citizens overseas face complex and costly compliance issues, this bill will simplify the filing requirements and reduce the cost of compliance.
Support Congresswoman Titus' efforts on behalf of US citizens overseas.
Congresswoman Dina Titus, Chair of the Americans Abroad Caucus, has reintroduced into the 118th Congress (2023) The Commission on Americans Living Abroad Act (H.R.2729). Ask your Representatives to support Congresswoman Titus' efforts on behalf of US citizens. H.R.2729 will create a commission where all the issues facing US citizens overseas can be heard and discussed so that Congress can develop recommendations on actions to rectify these issues.
Access to emergency medical services for US citizens overseas
Write your Representatives in Congress and the Committee Representatives responsible for distribution of the SARS-CoV-2e vaccine asking that emergency medical services funded by the US government are made available to US citizens overseas.
Windfall Elimination Provision
The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) affects U.S. citizens working overseas whose foreign pension benefits may reduce their U.S. Social Security benefits, sometimes up to 50%. U.S. citizens overseas receiving foreign pensions are not “double dipping,” these are retirement benefits earned overseas in addition to contributing fully to U.S. Social Security.
Americans Abroad Caucus
Write your Representatives in Congress to let them know about the Americans Abroad Caucus. Ask your representatives to join the Caucus and tell them what issues you want the Caucus to address in Congress.