IRS ENDS OVDP right when some Taxpayers GET IT!

September 2018

On March 13, 2018, IRS announced the termination of the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) as of September 28, 2018 (Notice IR-2018-52).  OVDP has been available to Taxpayers that willfully failed to report foreign financial assets and pay all tax

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¡FATCA Se Está Enforzando A Pesar De Hipos Y Reporte De TIGTA!

August 2018

El 5 de Julio del 2018, el Inspector General del Tesoro para la Administración Tributaria (TIGTA) emitió un informe:   https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/auditreports/2018reports/201830040fr.pdf  titulado: “A pesar de gastar casi $380 Millones, el IRS aún no está preparado para hacer cumplir la Ley de Cumplimiento

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FATCA Is Being Enforced Despite Hicups And TIGTA Report!

August 2018

On July 5, 2018, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) issued a report https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/auditreports/2018reports/201830040fr.pdf titled: “Despite Spending Nearly $380 Million, the Internal Revenue Service Is Still Not Prepared to Enforce Compliance With the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act”.   The report

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El Sistema De Registro FATCA Está Funcionando. ¿Estás Listo?

August 2018

El 31 de Julio del 2018, el IRS publicó una Notificación (2018-9) para informar que la Certificación de Cuentas Preexistentes (COPA) y el Proceso de Certificación Periódica (relacionada con el cumplimiento de una Entidad con varios requisitos FATCA) ahora están

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FATCA Registration System Is Up And Running. Are You Ready?

August 2018

On 7/31/18, IRS released notification (2018-9) to inform that the Certification of Pre-Existing Accounts (COPA) and Periodic Certification Process (relates to an Entity’s compliance with various FATCA requirements) are now available in the FATCA Registration System. The Updates to the

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US Passports: Taxpayers Should Act Before IRS Notifies The State Department

August 2018

US Taxpayers that come forward to the IRS to arrange payment of their seriously delinquent tax debt before the IRS notifies the US Department of state stand to achieve a better outcome regarding the potential revocation or denial of US

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Don’t Run Afoul of U.S. Sanctions

August 2018

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Official Hope for the De-Risked?

July 2018

Deficiencies in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) frameworks and policies have triggered a significant number of Financial Institutions (FIs) to de-risk.   The FIs that de-risk as a solution to AML deficiencies are exiting client relationships and removing or restricting banking products from

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El IRS está pendiente al Cripto

July 2018

El Jefe de Investigación Criminal del IRS, Don Fort, declaró recientemente: “Es posible utilizar Bitcoin y otras Criptomonedas de la misma manera que las cuentas bancarias extranjeras para facilitar la evasión de impuestos”.   https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/el-irs-esta-pendiente-al-cripto-98046/  

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¿Quién monitorea los “wallets” de las Monedas Virtuales?

July 2018

Los inversionistas de la Moneda Virtual (MV) utilizan los servicios de plataformas en línea “seguros”  para comprar, vender, transferir y almacenar la MV.  Los proveedores de estos servicios se conocen como “wallets, billeteras o monederos web u on-line” y también

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More on Transition Tax. Including extension and waiver

June 2018

On 6/4/18, IRS added 3 additional questions to the existing 14 Questions in its:  “Questions and Answers about Reporting Related to Section 965 on 2017 Tax Returns”  https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/more-on-transition-tax-including-55713/

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If my Virtual Currency is walking around with me, is it reportable?

June 2018

Virtual Currency (VC) storage comes in the form of a “wallet” with private digital keys. The “wallets” can be domiciled in VC exchanges that operate in the US or foreign jurisdictions.  VC exchanges domiciled in foreign jurisdictions that operate similarly

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