An internet petition to repeal FATCA has been underway for some time now:

You can also write your Congressmen and Senators.  Here is a link to an American Citizens Abroad page which includes a sample letter:


Excellent post from about ordinary people “Minnows” negotiating the FBAR swamp.

The Isaac Brock Society

Just Me offers advice to newbies to the subject of FBAR compliance and OVDI considerations.  To join or not to join.  That is the question.  This is a must read post.

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Discussion of the constitutionality of double taxation

See also page on this blog about open letter posted on Swiss TV site which covers some of the constitutionality issues and adds a Swiss constitutional perspective:

Some useful links related to FATCA, FBAR, Renunciation and other problems of Americans abroad  (an international non-profit organisation that seeks to protect the rights of Americans abroad).  They are a good bunch of people and do a great job for us, please join up and donate lots of money to them!  They also have country contacts, so you might want to start a chapter in your country. (similar to ACA except AARO seems to concentrate more on Citizenship than on tax issues).  (a site set up by Americans in Canada about double taxation, FATCA, FBAR, VDP, citizenship, renunciation and the like.)  Lots of keen debate on this site!  (a tax attorney in California who has dealt with Voluntary Disclosure and FBAR problems.)  A discussion of constitutionality on that blog may be found at

Here is an interesting post that argues the unfairness of US policy as well as emphasizing that it is to the disadvantage of the US economy:

FATCA Fallout — Mass Renunciations