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Foreign Asset Planning

It is not unlawful to have foreign bank accounts. However, U.S. taxpayers must disclose the existence of such accounts, and report any income derived from them to the Internal Revenue Service.

 

Wills Trusts And Estate Planing

Our law firm provides highly-personalized, responsive service to estate planning clients as we counsel them at all the critical stages of their lives.

 

Estate Administration

The death of a loved one may be difficult enough to endure without having to worry about the ensuing estate matters.

 

Our Latest Blog Posts

New FATCA Enforcement Expected

The IRS has tightened its enforcement of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”). FATCA was enacted in 2010 by Congress to target non-compliance by U.S. taxpayers using foreign accounts. FATCA requires foreign financial institutions (FFIs), i.e., foreign banks, to report to the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) information about financial accounts held by U.S.

Trinidad and Tobago and the United States sign new agreement to exchange of information under FATCA

Last week Trinidad and Tobago and the United States signed an agreement to facilitate automatic exchange of information under the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). FATCA, enacted by the US Congress in 2010, is intended to ensure that the US obtains information on accounts held abroad at foreign financial institutions (FFIs) by US persons. Failure by an FFI to

Article Discusses Termination of Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) and the Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures (SFCP)

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) currently offers non-compliant US taxpayers several different relief programs in which to report foreign assets and/or income and become compliant with US rules related to the disclosure of foreign assets. One option is the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP). Another is the Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures (SFCP). SFCP is

NY Art Consultant Indicted for Filing False Tax Returns and Failing to File FBARs

Last week, on July 28, 2016, the United States Department of Justice announced an indictment against Lacy Doyle for obstructing the administration of tax laws and filing false foreign bank account report (FBARs). Doyle was arrested in New York. In 2003, Ms. Doyle’s father died and left an inheritance of over $4 million to Doyle. Doyle, who was appointed the executor of