March 23, 2018
Sending Money to a U.S. Bank from Abroad? Beware a Wire Audit Transfer – and Potential FATCA Penalties

Sending Money to a U.S. Bank from Abroad? Beware a Wire Audit Transfer – and Potential FATCA Penalties

Making a wire transfer is a fast and convenient method of electronically moving funds from one bank account to another, generally ensuring the recipient’s access within […]
February 5, 2018
What Are the Sentencing Guidelines for Taxpayers Convicted of FBAR Violations?

What Are the Sentencing Guidelines for Taxpayers Convicted of FBAR Violations?

If you have foreign assets or income, you may be required to file an FBAR (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts) disclosing the assets to […]
December 30, 2017
Let the Paradise Papers Be a Reminder to Taxpayers: File an FBAR if You Have Foreign Income

Let the Paradise Papers Be a Reminder to Taxpayers: File an FBAR if You Have Foreign Income

If you follow the news even casually, you have doubtlessly read about the Paradise Papers, a recent leak of roughly 13.4 million financial documents exposing the […]
December 28, 2017
With Tax Reform Underway, is it Time to Repeal FATCA?

With Tax Reform Underway, is it Time to Repeal FATCA?

If you enjoy following politics, you are already aware of the major tax reform initiatives underway in Congress. The House and Senate, having recently passed different […]
December 19, 2017
Could the Manafort Indictment Affect the GOP Tax Reform Package?

Could the Manafort Indictment Affect the GOP Tax Reform Package?

Mere days before November 2, 2017, when House Speaker Paul Ryan unveiled highlights of House Republicans’ tax reform bill – a bill which, as of mid-December, […]
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 […]