FBAR Compliance and Disclosure

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 […]
July 31, 2017
Beverly Hills Man Indicted for Alleged Tax Fraud

Beverly Hills Man Indicted for Alleged Tax Fraud

California resident Teymour Khoubian was indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly impeding the internal revenue laws, filing false returns, submitting fraudulent reports and lying […]
June 13, 2017
73-Year-Old Woman Pleads Guilty to Holding, Concealing Undisclosed Offshore Accounts

73-Year-Old Woman Pleads Guilty to Holding, Concealing Undisclosed Offshore Accounts

On this blog, we have long warned taxpayers that keeping secret offshore accounts was no longer a viable tax strategy. In fact, keeping secret foreign accounts […]
May 19, 2017
Taxpayer’s Decades-Long FBAR Failures Has Court Considering Contours of ‘Willfulness’ Standard

Taxpayer’s Decades-Long FBAR Failures Has Court Considering Contours of ‘Willfulness’ Standard

Violations of the obligation to file a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) when foreign account balances exceed $10,000 carries harsh penalties. The FBAR […]
May 18, 2017
Permanent Resident Lawyer’s Attempt to Dismiss Enabling Alleged FBAR and Tax Noncompliance Enforcement Action Fails

Permanent Resident Lawyer’s Attempt to Dismiss Enabling Alleged FBAR and Tax Noncompliance Enforcement Action Fails

On this blog, we have long warned readers that a duty to file taxes and comply with FBAR and other offshore account disclosure laws will generally […]