What is Tax Evasion?

December 2018

The IRS TAX CRIMES HANDBOOK states that there are two kinds of tax evasion:   https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/what-is-tax-evasion-39001/

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How to determine an Individual’s Residency for Tax Treaty Purposes?

December 2018

The guidelines for determining an Individual’s tax residency are as follows:   https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/how-to-determine-an-individual-s-72122

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What is Reasonable Cause for the IRS?

December 2018

In the US, Taxpayers “self-assess and voluntarily” pay taxes.  The IRS position  https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/what-is-reasonable-cause-for-the-irs-60482/

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Understanding Estate and Gift Taxes

November 2018

Although only .2% of US Taxpayers actually pay Estate Taxes (Congress’s Joint Committee on Taxation), https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/understanding-estate-and-gift-taxes-62995/

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Foreign Trusts and the IRS

November 2018

A Foreign Trust can be a legitimate instrument for US Taxpayers that may have family members in foreign jurisdictions,    https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/foreign-trusts-and-the-irs-80871/

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¡Los Estados Unidos y Costa Rica tienen un Nuevo Acuerdo de Intercambio de Información Fiscal! LinkedIn

November 2018

El 20 de abril del 2018, los Gobiernos de Costa Rica y los Estados Unidos firmaron una nueva versión de su   https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/los-estados-unidos-y-costa-rica-tienen-72398/

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The US and Costa Rica have a New Tax Information Sharing Agreement!

November 2018

On April 20, 2018, the Governments of Costa Rica and the U.S.A. signed a new version of their   https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/the-us-and-costa-rica-have-a-new-tax-77866/

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Banquero Irá a la Cárcel por FATCA

November 2018

El 11 de Noviembre del 2018, el Departamento de Justicia de los EE. UU. (“DOJ”) informó que el banquero Adrian Baron, https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/banquero-ira-a-la-carcel-por-fatca-21137/

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Banker will go to jail over FATCA

November 2018

On September 11, 2018, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) reported that banker Adrian Baron https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/banker-will-go-to-jail-over-fatca-24456/

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What is your Work Status? Employee or Independent Contractor?

October 2018

Worker classification or work status has an effect on how a Taxpayer will pay federal income taxes, social security and Medicare taxes,  https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/what-is-your-work-status-employee-or-16657/

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Condominium Owner? How to spot problems with your HOA

October 2018

Statistics show that most Condo owners do not attend Board of Directors (BOD) meetings and avoid involvement  with HOA issues. As a result,  https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/condominium-owner-how-to-spot-problems-86694/

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Tax Fraud and the Element of Willfulness

October 2018

Tax fraud is often defined as an intentional wrongdoing on the part of a Taxpayer with the specific purpose of evading a tax known or believed owed. Tax fraud requires:    https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/tax-fraud-and-the-element-of-willfulness-31839/

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