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Belgium’s tax-data transfer decision gives Accidental Americans Association long-sought victory

By Madelyn Orr
  • 25 May 2023 16:37
  • 25 May 2023 16:37
After an eight-year battle between the Accidental Americans Association against the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act agreement, the Belgian privacy watchdog ruled yesterday that the agreement and its data transfer were illegal.
Under Fatca, the Belgian tax authority, known as the Federal Public Service Finance, was required by law to

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