Americans Helping Americans Abroad

Question 1: Taxation

Would you commit to working with Americans residing abroad to reform the current citizenship-based US tax system?

Yes. I believe it is inherently unfair, and even antithetical to the spirit of the founding of our country, for us to allow Americans abroad to be double-taxed.

Question 2: Services

Will you support on-line access to government agencies and adequate funding for consular functions upon which Americans abroad rely?

Yes, it is not difficult for the US government to provide a technological solution that protects the integrity of our domestic systems and gives access to SS and Medicare services to Americans abroad.

Question 3: Banking

Would you support an enforceable right for all US citizens to a US bank account so they can retain their US savings and retirement accounts and make and receive payments in the United States?

In general, yes, I support this cause. I would like to hear what reasoning the banks have for enacting this practice. I promise to hold a roundtable between banks and overseas Americans, and I also promise to be the advocate for Americans at that roundtable, and not the banks.

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