ACA Urged Congress to Reject Tax Collection Provisions Tied to Passports
The Conference Committee on the Drive Act (H.R. 22 the "Highway Bill") acted on this legislation in December 2015. There are provisions in the bill that can be extremely harmful to Americans residing abroad.
Section 32101 of the bill would permit the IRS to cause an individual’s US passport to be revoked, or an application for issuance or renewal to be denied, if the individual is “seriously delinquent” with his or her tax payments.
ACA asked that the Republican and Democratic Conferees join in striking these provisions. Full Press Release...