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US DOJ and Swiss government announce new voluntary disclosure program for Swiss banks

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • October 4 2013

In recent years, the US Department of Justice has been aggressively investigating the use of bank accounts outside the US to evade tax. While

Update: the IRS is closely watching the DOJ’s Swiss bank program; several Swiss banks enroll

  • Blank Rome LLP
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • December 18 2013

In case there was any doubt, the Justice Department program aimed at securing agreements with Swiss banks to obtain U.S. taxpayer information is an

FATCA implementation in Switzerland a general overview

  • FRORIEP
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • April 30 2013

On 18 March 2010, the U.S. Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act of 2010 (known as the Hire Act) amended the U.S. Internal Revenue Code of 1986

U.S. and Swiss bank agreementan agreement worth billions

  • Wilk Auslander LLP
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • September 3 2013

On August 29, 2013, the U.S. and Switzerland issued an historic Joint Statement regarding Swiss banks and U.S. tax evasion investigations and

IRS continues pursuit of taxpayers with foreign bank accounts

  • Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • March 6 2014

Approximately 100 Swiss banks have agreed to participate in the Department of Justice's Program for Non-Prosecution or Non-Target Letters for Swiss

106 Swiss banks enroll in DOJ program; the clock is ticking for taxpayer amnesty on undeclared Swiss bank accounts

  • Blank Rome LLP
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • January 27 2014

We have reported on the Justice Department's program offered to Swiss banks and targeted to identifying U.S. taxpayers that have not disclosed

Atlantic divide (please note this article was published in October 2013)

  • Bär & Karrer
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • October 29 2013

A Swiss-US estate is particularly complex because of the differences between the inheritance and tax laws of Switzerland and those of the US

Close of landmark Swiss bank litigation marks the "beginning of a global offshore tax evasion probe"

  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • November 18 2010

On Tuesday, November 16, 2010, after receiving more than 4,000 names of suspected tax evaders, Internal Revenue Service closed legal proceedings against UBS, a Swiss bank that the IRS alleged had assisted United States taxpayers in efforts to hide assets and income

U.S. and Switzerland announce deal to end tax evasion dispute

  • Blank Rome LLP
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • August 30 2013

The United States and Switzerland have announced a deal to end the long-running tax evasion dispute that has embroiled the Swiss banking industry

DOJ program for Swiss banks can mean trouble for U.S. taxpayers with undisclosed offshore accounts

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • Switzerland, USA
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  • January 31 2014

A few days ago, it was reported that a full one-third of Swiss banks (some 106) sought to join the Department of Justice (DOJ) program which offers a