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Project blue: a stamp duty land tax case that made headlines

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2013

In July 2013, the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) case of Project Blue Ltd v. HM Revenue & Customs, concerning the high-profile development of Chelsea

Grand jury indicts Swiss lawyer and banker in tax evasion scheme

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2013

A New York federal grand jury recently indicted a Swiss lawyer and bank executive for their roles in allegedly assisting US citizens with hiding

IRS releases guidance on foreign financial asset reporting

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 1 2012

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, enacted in 2010 as part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act, requires certain individuals to file a statement with their United States income tax returns to report interests in “specified foreign financial assets” (SFFA) if the aggregate value of those assets exceeds specific thresholds

Extension and new guidance for the voluntary disclosure initiative for undisclosed foreign assets

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2011

On June 2, 2011, the IRS provided additional guidance regarding its 2011 offshore voluntary disclosure initiative (OVDI) in the form of revised frequently asked questions (FAQs

HIRE Act affects foreign trusts and imposes additional requirements on U.S. persons with foreign accounts

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2010

On March 18, President Obama signed the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (H.R. 2847) (the “Act”), which includes several unrelated revenue raising provisions affecting foreign entities and individuals with certain foreign assets that were originally proposed as part of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2009

New FBAR Guidance and Proposed Regulations Issued

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2010

The IRS recently issued important guidance (Notice 2010-23 and Announcement 2010-16) concerning the FBAR filing requirements for individuals and fund managers

IRS announces one-time extension for voluntary disclosure

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2009

Today, September 21, 2009, the IRS extended the deadline for the special voluntary disclosures by taxpayers with unreported income from offshore accounts to October 15, 2009