FBAR Compliance and Disclosure

October 11, 2018
Understanding the FBAR Tax Crimes Behind Paul Manafort’s Plea Deal with Prosecutors

Understanding the FBAR Tax Crimes Behind Paul Manafort’s Plea Deal with Prosecutors

Whether you’re a self-described “political junkie” or simply a person who likes to stay current on tax and financial news, you are no doubt aware of […]
October 10, 2018
Racecar Driver and Business Owner Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud

Racecar Driver and Business Owner Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud

According to a press release by the Department of Justice, William Whittington, 68, of Arizona, was sentenced to serve 18 months in a federal prison for […]
October 8, 2018
First Taxpayer Convicted for FATCA Noncompliance, More IRS Enforcement Expected

First Taxpayer Convicted for FATCA Noncompliance, More IRS Enforcement Expected

The acronym “FATCA” refers to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. FATCA, which was passed by Congress in 2010 as part of the Hiring Incentives to […]
September 13, 2018
California Man Admits Hiding Over $1 Million from IRS in Foreign Bank Accounts

California Man Admits Hiding Over $1 Million from IRS in Foreign Bank Accounts

Anyone who reads our tax blog on a regular basis knows that foreign account disclosure laws are widely violated by U.S. taxpayers. Some of these violations […]
August 9, 2018
What Are Tax Organizers, and Why Are They Risky When Filing Your Tax Return?

What Are Tax Organizers, and Why Are They Risky When Filing Your Tax Return?

Getting organized is never a bad idea, especially when tax filing season rolls around. That’s why you may be surprised to learn of the legal risks […]
June 27, 2018
What Types of Foreign Investments Must I Report to the IRS on My FBAR?

What Types of Foreign Investments Must I Report to the IRS on My FBAR?

As regular readers may already know, our international tax attorneys frequently write about foreign income disclosure requirements. While these requirements can be myriad – Form 5471, […]