August 7, 2017
IRS Introduces National and International Criminal Enforcement Initiatives

IRS Introduces National and International Criminal Enforcement Initiatives

We have previously reported on the IRS Criminal Investigations Division (CID), the agency’s investigative arm that conducts investigations involving taxpayers that have a situation with badges […]
May 3, 2017
FOIA Response Suggests Canadian Bank & Tax Information was Improperly Sent Directly to the IRS

FOIA Response Suggests Canadian Bank & Tax Information was Improperly Sent Directly to the IRS

American expats living in Canada, U.S.-Canadian dual citizens, and other U.S. taxpayers living in Canada have long been advised of their duty to report foreign accounts. […]
April 24, 2017
I didn't file my 2016 FBAR or FATCA; Can I Fix my Noncompliance?

I didn’t file my 2016 FBAR or FATCA; Can I Fix my Noncompliance?

Taxpayers are increasingly aware that of foreign account disclosure obligations. Since at least the late 2000s, the IRS has devoted significant resources towards educating taxpayers that […]
April 13, 2017
U.S. Expatriate Taxpayers: Tax Filing and Foreign Account Reporting Due Dates Are Quickly Approaching

U.S. Expatriate Taxpayers: Tax Filing and Foreign Account Reporting Due Dates Are Quickly Approaching

Some American citizens and tax residents may decide that the opportunities they wish to pursue will necessitate living outside of the United States. For many individuals, […]
February 17, 2017
Ukraine and United States Governments Reach IGA to Begin FATCA Enforcement

Ukraine and United States Governments Reach IGA to Begin FATCA Enforcement

Since the global financial crisis that shook financial markets across the globe, the U.S. Congress has been particularly focused on addressing the tax gap. The tax […]