Relevant for the victims of inappropriate US legislation (FATCA and Citizenship-Based Taxation): on 27 September 2022 the Treasury Inspector General For Tax Administration reported:
Cloud Services Were Implemented Without Key Security Controls, Placing Taxpayer Data at Risk’
The full report is to be found here.
It shows that the U.S. is a developing country in terms of fundamental rights, such as data protection.
noyb, the data protection NGO led by Max Schrems wrote on the new New Transatlantic Data Agreement:
“It seems that there is still an attitude in the US that non-Americans don’t deserve basic rights”
read noyb’s twitter post in German:
💬 Neues transatlantisches Datenabkommen: „Wie es aussieht herrscht in den USA noch immer die Einstellung, dass Nicht-Amerikaner:innen keine Grundrechte verdienen.“
➡ Wir haben mit dem ORF darüber gesprochen: https://t.co/019d8e8bHZ pic.twitter.com/bGh1E9IhQr
— noyb (@NOYBeu) October 3, 2022
The Dutch Accidental Americans Group (Nederlandse Accidental Americans groep) on 30 September 2022 has informed the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens) regarding the report.
New Transatlantic Data Agreement: “It seems that there is still an attitude in the US that non-Americans don’t deserve basic rights” #FATCA https://t.co/4GHgEPkkMc
— Ellen Timmer (@Ellen_Timmer) October 3, 2022
Background CBT/FATCA: US law causing problems for its citizens
The US has a different system of taxation from all other countries in the world, ‘Citizenship-Based Taxation’ (CBT), read my introduction in Dutch on FATCA and several articles in English, e.g.
- FATCA-report of the delegation of the European Parliament, visiting the US, 1 September 2022
- The tax and compliance rules the US slaps on its own expats | FATCA, FBAR, 27 August 2022.
- European fundamental rights pretentions and sour reality, 1 December 2021
- Fundamental change to international tax rules should include abolishment of Citizen Based Taxation | FATCA, financial fundamental rights, Europe, 23 April 2021