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Letters from abroad: U.S. taxpayers receiving letters from their foreign banks may have one last opportunity to avoid criminal prosecution and increased civil penalties

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2014

Foreign banks from around the world are sending letters to account holders that they believe have, or had, a U.S. tax nexus (or other U.S

FBAR update: E-filing and signature authority: what you need to know

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2014

The Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) can no longer be filed on TDF 90-22.1, and must be e-filed on Form 114. This alert

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

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • Switzerland, USA
  • -
  • 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

Offshore tax evasion update: program for Swiss banks advances; Credit Suisse deal in the works?

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • Switzerland, USA
  • -
  • January 23 2014

The latest edition of the publication Practical European Tax Strategies includes an article that Stephanie Chomentowski and I drafted on the subject

Federal Court rejects efforts to diminish measures aimed at reducing offshore tax avoidance

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2014

As of January 1, 2013, United States banks were required to report to the IRS interest earned by nonresident aliens who are residents of certain

Cayman Islands and the United States sign FATCA IGA

  • Carey Olsen
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  • Cayman Islands, USA
  • -
  • December 31 2013

As foreshadowed in our prior client updates on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ("FATCA"), the Cayman Islands Government and the U.S. Treasury

Reporting Foreign Bank Accounts

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 30 2013

U.S. taxpayers with a financial interest in or signature authority over foreign financial accounts are required to report them if the aggregate value

FATCA update: six more countries sign intergovernmental agreements with U.S.

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 23 2013

Last week, the Department of the Treasury announced that six more countries have signed agreements pledging tax transparency sought by the Foreign

Another major sanctions settlement by a foreign bank: Royal Bank of Scotland pays $100 million to federal and New York State regulators

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2013

On December 11, 2013, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve

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
  • -
  • 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