IRS will not Quit

March 2017

Voluntary compliance is the foundation of our US tax system. Taxpayers determine the correct amount of their tax and complete appropriate returns, rather than the Government determine their tax for them. According to the Internal Revenue Code (the law of

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Voices Can non-GAAP measurements be misleading?

March 2017

Securities Exchange Commission reporting companies are more frequently utilizing non-GAAP financial measures if they believe that they will more accurately and completely reflect their results of operations or financial position. Non-GAAP financial measures are used as a “complement,” like bread

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Stay out of TROUBLE: Make sure your CPA is asking you the right QUESTIONS regarding Foreign Accounts!

March 2017

US International tax is complicated.  It often overwhelms US Taxpayers. That is why an international tax specialist CPA is the best choice for the work.  Nonetheless, many Taxpayers seek the help of tax return preparers without requisite international tax reporting

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IRS Criminal Investigation Unit (IRS-CI) will find you!

February 2017

Due to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and the work of IRS special agents, international tax transparency is here. There is virtually nowhere to hide.  On 1/18/17, the Department of Justice (DOJ) reported that three residents of Orange

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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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