When the Wall of Secrecy Collapses

February 2017

Foreign Accounts, Shell Companies, Blind Trusts, Asset Protection Trusts, Offshore Trusts, Global Citizenship and US Residency are just a few of the Terms highlighted in the mega divorce proceedings of a Palm Beach County couple -Sarah Pursglove versus Robert Oesterlund

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Do You Know What an IRS Criminal Investigation is?

February 2016

The US taxes its citizens and permanent residents on their worldwide income regardless of where they live or how long they’ve lived outside of the US.  There is only one other country in the world that operates like the US

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How A Defendant Won The Lottery!

January 2017

The decision to hire a Forensic Accountant can be like buying a lottery ticket. Not all Forensic Accountants are equal. Not all possess the characteristics and critical success factors of an effective Forensic Accountant, such as being able to “see

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Are Forensic Accountants an Attorney’s Silver Bullet?

January 2017

From the art of interviewing, to recognizing mathematical irregularities, and following the money, Forensic Accountants are a proven invaluable tool for Attorneys and their clients. “Finding” the money combines the skill set of a financial investigator with the experience of

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FBI Is Focused On Professional Service Providers

January 2017

James C. Barnacle, Chief of the Money Laundering Unit in the Financial Crimes Section, Criminal Investigation Division, of the FBI recently stated that there is a RENEWED emphasis on investigations targeting “ money laundering” middlemen, also known as third-party facilitators.

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Bankers, Do your US Clients tell you everything that you need to know?

January 2017

Given the information publicly revealed by “Panama Papers”, and recent IRS reminders to out-of-compliance US Taxpayers to come into full compliance with their federal tax obligations, it is critical that Bankers and Financial Institutions educate their clients regarding banking industry

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¿Sabe usted el propósito de los Procedimientos de Presentación de Cumplimiento Racionalizados?

December 2016

Procedimientos Racionalizados de Presentación de Cumplimiento (Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures) es una de las opciones disponibles para los contribuyentes Estadounidenses con activos e ingresos financieros extranjeros no autoreportados. Está destinado a los contribuyentes que han actuado no-intencionalmente. El Proceso está

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