December 17, 2018
tax fraud

IRS Increasing Fraud Penalties Under New Voluntary Disclosure Guidelines

In 2009, the IRS introduced the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), which enabled taxpayers to receive reduced penalties – notably, protection from criminal liability – for […]
November 19, 2018
How can an IRS Innocent Spouse Relief Claim or Domestic Voluntary Disclosure Programs help me where tax fraud is discovered or suspected during my divorce?

How can an IRS Innocent Spouse Relief Claim or Domestic Voluntary Disclosure Programs help me where tax fraud is discovered or suspected during my divorce?

How can an IRS Innocent Spouse Relief Claim or Domestic Voluntary Disclosure Programs help me where tax fraud is discovered or suspected during my divorce? Most […]
September 27, 2018
IRS Tax Alert: Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) Ending Tomorrow, September 28, 2018

IRS Tax Alert: Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) Ending Tomorrow, September 28, 2018

If you follow our tax blog, you are already aware that our international tax attorneys frequently discuss the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), formerly known […]
July 12, 2018
There is Still Time to Participate in the OVDP, But It’s Running Out

There is Still Time to Participate in the OVDP, But It’s Running Out

The Foreign Bank Account Reporting laws (FBAR) require that U.S. residents timely report, on an annual basis, interests in an account at a foreign financial institution. […]
April 4, 2018
Foreign Account Reporting Options for Taxpayers Who Do Not Qualify for the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP)

Foreign Account Reporting Options for Taxpayers Who Do Not Qualify for the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP)

The Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), known in previous years as the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative (OVDI), was established by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to […]
March 29, 2018
What to Expect if You Enter the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP)

What to Expect if You Enter the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP)

If you visited our tax law blog earlier this week, you may have spotted a major announcement: in September 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will […]