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  1. Designed by Congress to snare tax dodgers with funds stashed abroad, the new rules are also likely to hit unsuspecting immigrants and first-generation Americans. Even tax preparers may be caught off guard. "The days of the secret, offshore trust are over," said Richard Luthmann, a lawyer in New York who said he is working with clients from India and Canada on tax disclosure. The rules are "really hitting a lot of unsophisticated persons with international ties," he said. The IRS on Monday published nine pages of instructions for filling out a new form that taxpayers must file with 2011 tax returns due on April 15, 2012. The exact number of taxpayers affected is unclear, but is in the hundreds of thousands. The new form applies to U.S. taxpayers living in the United States with at least $50,000 in assets abroad as of December 31, and to Americans living abroad with at least $200,000 in assets.
  2. I'm from Rio, but I have been in Texas since 1974. What do you think about the news, TonyDownTheShore?
  3. I live in Texas, but I enjoy watching international channels in order to get news from abroad. As I was watching Globo Television News, from Brazil, the reporter said that the Central Banks of the world are joining together to rescue both the European and the international currency markets during this financial crisis. IMO, this is great news! Go RV!
  4. Great finding! Thank you, Choppermike! Thanks, Bondlady!
  5. Thank you for sharing this chat. It brings a lot of light into our understanding. Thanks again, TonyDownTheShore! - Barboza
  6. It would be so nice if we had a link .
  7. I appreciate you, BondLady! Thank you for posting great articles... and for sharing your well balanced opinion. Barboza
  8. 16 Italian companies to enter Iraq for housing 30/08/2011 14:29 Baghdad, Aug.30 (AKnews)- The Iraqi Council of Ministers has licensed 16 Italian companies to invest in housing projects in Iraq. Salam al-Qurayshi, an advisor for the Council, told AKnews the companies will construct more than 12,000 houses for the government employees in six provinces, Babel- Basra, Dhi Qar, Karbala, Muthanna and Misan. The units will be sold to the employees at low prices, he added. By Jaafar Wanan
  9. Thanks! I reciprocate the feelings!
  10. Egyptair resumes Baghdad flights after 21 years AFP – 11 hrs agotweet3Share0EmailPrintRelated ContentNational carrier Egyptair on Saturday resumed direct flights to Iraq after a break … National carrier Egyptair on Saturday resumed direct flights to Iraq after a break of 21 years, the airline's chairman Hussein Massoud told AFP. "The first Cairo-Baghdad flight left today with about 30 passengers on board," he said, adding Egyptair would fly four times a week to Baghdad and three times to Arbil, capital of autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan.
  11. I agree! It's always important to provide the right link. Thanks. Barboza
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