What is new in a “nutshell” for FORM 1040 for TAX YEAR 2018

January 2019

For Tax Year 2018, Taxpayers will use the new and re-designed Form 1040    https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/what-is-new-in-a-nutshell-for-form-1040-50654/

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Four LATAM Countries will work as a TEAM to TACKLE TAX EVASION, Corruption and Other Financial Crimes

January 2019

The Global Forum and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) oversee the internationally agreed standards of   https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/four-latam-countries-will-work-as-a-52526/

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Tenga Cuidado con la Campaña de Precisión de Presentación de FATCA del IRS

January 2019

El 30 de octubre del 2018, la división Internacional y de Grandes Empresas del IRS (“LBI”) anunció la aprobación de una campaña de  https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/tenga-cuidado-con-la-campana-de-18487/

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Beware of the IRS FATCA Filing Accuracy Campaign

January 2019

On October 30, 2018, the IRS Large Business and International division (LBI) announced the approval of a compliance campaign regarding  https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/beware-of-the-irs-fatca-filing-accuracy-37083/

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Is it time for Foreign Financial Institutions to hire IRS Representation?

January 2019

The Responsible Officer (RO) of a Participating Foreign Financial Institution (PFFI) or Reporting Model 2 FFI is required to      https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/is-it-time-for-foreign-financial-10469/

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Due Diligence is necessary for Taxpayers to have the Right TAX Representative

January 2019

As 2018 comes to an end, many Taxpayers are wondering about their tax reporting situation under the Tax Cut Jobs Act.  Taxpayers ought to be asking themselves if their Tax Representative understands:  https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/due-diligence-is-necessary-for-93021/

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Winning Business Through Bribery Could Get You Into Trouble!

December 2018

In 1977, the United States enacted the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The FCPA prohibits an offer,  https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/winning-business-through-bribery-could-16031/

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Understanding how IRS identifies and selects Individual Tax Returns for Automated Underreporter Review

December 2018

The IRS Automated Underreporter Matching Process matches Tax Returns against Information Returns.   IRS states that   https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/understanding-how-irs-identifies-and-11599/

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IRS-Criminal Investigations: going on 100 years and still looking at Tax Crimes!

December 2018

On November 11, 2018, the IRS released its Criminal Investigation Annual Report as it begins its  https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/irs-criminal-investigations-going-on-91662/

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Should Business Owners rely on Whistleblowers or Forensic Accountants?

December 2018

According to a recent Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Blog entry (11/28/18),  https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/should-business-owners-rely-on-32072/

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Offshore Accounts Today Equal Transparency

December 2018

The days of avoiding taxes through hiding money or assets in unreported offshore accounts are gone.   Nonetheless,   https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/offshore-accounts-today-equal-12751/

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