Financial Institutions and Golden Passports

February 2019

On October 16, 2018, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) issued guidance to Financial Institutions (FIs) regarding what is known as “Golden Passports”. https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/financial-institutions-and-golden-70969/

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Streamlined Filing Program for U.S. Taxpayers Residing Outside of the U.S. continues to be available but can be Discontinued at any time!

February 2019

After the closing of the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) – which ended on September 28, 2018, the US Department of Treasury released a https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/streamlined-filing-program-for-u-s-19184/

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Disclosing Voluntarily to the IRS to potentially avoid Criminal Prosecution is still an Option for Taxpayers, but with some changes going forward……

February 2019

On September 28, 2018, the IRS closed the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (2014 OVDP).  The 2014 OVDP (and prior 2011 and 2009 programs) had the purpose of https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/disclosing-voluntarily-to-the-irs-to-19065/

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Tax News Update for U.S. Taxpayers living Abroad

February 2019

The IRS ability to deny or revoke the Passports of Taxpayers with “seriously delinquent tax debt greater than $50,000” is a distressing problem https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/tax-news-update-for-u-s-taxpayers-97716/ 

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¿Es hora de que las Instituciones Financieras Extranjeras contraten Representación ante el IRS?

January 2019

El Oficial Responsable (“RO”) de una Institución Financiera Extranjera Participante (“PFFI”) o una Institución Financiera Extranjera (“FFI”) Modelo 2 de Reporte estuvo obligado a https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/es-hora-de-que-las-instituciones-15591/

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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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No Ponga en Peligro su Pasaporte: ¡El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos se mantiene indemne!

January 2019

La habilidad del IRS de poder negar o revocar los Pasaportes de los Contribuyentes con “deuda tributaria gravemente morosa” es un   https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/no-ponga-en-peligro-su-pasaporte-el-74595/

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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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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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