Do you know the purpose of the Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures?

December 2016

Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures (Streamlined) is one of the options available for US Taxpayers with unreported foreign financial assets and income. It is intended for the Taxpayers that have acted non-willfully. The Streamlined process is available to US individual Taxpayers

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¿Sabe usted por qué y cómo entrar en el Programa de Divulgación Voluntaria de Cuentas en el Extranjero (OVDP)?

December 2016

A través del Programa de Divulgación Voluntaria de Cuentas en el Extranjero (OVDP – Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program), el IRS permite a los Contribuyentes que no están en cumplimiento intentionalmente revelar las cuentas en el extranjero no declaradas y los

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Do you know why and how to make an Offshore Voluntary Disclosure?

December 2016

Through its Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), IRS permits noncompliant taxpayers to disclose Willfully unreported offshore accounts and related income. The “key” word for OVDP is Willful. Unlike the Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures, program which is intended for Taxpayers that

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Cuando FATCA y los Programas de Amnistía Fiscal se cruzan, ¿será demasiado tarde para los contribuyentes Estadounidenses?

December 2016

Instituciones Financieras extranjeras (FFIs) y las autoridades fiscales de los países anfitriones le han proporcionado al IRS con una segunda ronda de informes de información sobre cuentas financieras mantenidas por los contribuyentes Estadounidenses. Este intercambio de información es automatizado y

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When FATCA and Tax Amnesty Programs intersect, will it be too late for US Taxpayers?

December 2016

Foreign Financial Institutions (FFIs) and host country tax authorities have provided IRS with a second round of information reports on financial accounts held by US Taxpayers. This exchange of information is automated and standardized among Government Tax Authorities and IRS,

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Asset misappropriation – investigating people and money?

November 2016

Forensic accounting has been described as an “art and science” that investigates people and money. Forensic accountants are known for tracing funds (following the money), uncovering hidden assets and educating involved parties as to potential damages. In simple words, a

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Are Cyber Thieves Compromising E-Mail? .. YES!

November 2016

Recently FinCEN issued Advisory (FIN-2016-A003) regarding e-mail compromise schemes that defraud Financial Institutions by deceiving them into conducting wire transfers that result in misappropriated customers funds.  The cyber-criminals are “impersonating” victims, and submitting what seem to be legitimate wire transfers

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Do you have a FRAUD CHECKUP LIST?

November 2016

Managing fraud risk proactively is imperative in today’s transparent world.   It is not only about protecting against financial losses commonly associated with fraud.  It is also about surviving reputational risk.  An example of reputational risk is the recent Wells Fargo

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Ready to File your Return and You OWE MONEY!

Taxpayers could unexpectedly owe taxes at the end of the year. If Taxpayers are self-employed, or have other income wherein taxes have not been withheld, they should make quarterly estimated tax payments. Another reason for a Taxpayer owing taxes at the

Not Filed Your Tax Return?

There are various reasons why a Taxpayer might not timely file a Tax Return. If you don’t file on time and you owe money to IRS, you will find yourself paying more than merely tax. IRS charges penalties and interest associated

What You Need to Know About IRS Outstanding Inactive Tax Receivables

October 2016

Legislation enacted in 12/15 (FAST ACT – Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act)) required IRS to utilize private debt collection agencies to collect inactive federal tax debts. Starting SPRING 2017, IRS will use private debt collectors to pursue overdue federal tax

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Global Radar’s CEO Commentary on De-Risking 101 Webinar

October

Global RADAR Exclusive: Industry Insider Simplifies De-Risking De-Risking is defined as a situation where financial institutions terminate or restrict business relationships with certain categories of customer. The concept of “De-Risking” as it pertains to the financial services landscape of the

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