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Offshore Money, FBAR International Tax and the IRS


FBAR, International Tax, IRS audits be careful. IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program Reopens Do YOU have money overseas? By Lance Wallach, CLU, CHFC – Recently the Internal Revenue Service reopened the offshore voluntary disclosure program to help people hiding offshore accounts get current with their taxes. 7 more words

Lance Wallach

Horses for courses: why oversimplifying the “tax competition” debate does no-one any favours

By Jason Piper, tax and business law manager, ACCA

Among the themes covered in the ongoing debates around BEPS and international tax, there’s been a strand of discussion around “tax competition” – the practice by governments of attempting to make their jurisdiction look more attractive than others by reducing the tax burden on businesses. 797 more words


Media Mention: Michele Mulrooney and Alan Epstein interviewed in the Daily Journal on celebrity estate planning

Title: Tax and Estate Planning for Celebrities
Publication: Daily Journal
Date: April 13, 2013

Venable partners Michele Mulrooney and Alan Epstein were interviewed in a… 290 more words


International Tax Planning

Worldwide: So what exactly is international tax planning? Is this practice illegal?

Author: George Schizas (Genshape Management Limited)

Well, as most matters on human universe have two sides ‘the good and the bad’, tax planning has its own good ‘the tax avoidance scheme’ which is perfectly legal, and the bad ‘tax evasion scheme’ which is illegal in terms of law. 846 more words

International Tax

Double Taxation Agreement between Singapore and Seychelles

It was reported in IRAS’ website on 10 July 2014 that the  double taxation agreement (“DTA“) between Singapore and Seychelles has been signed by both countries on 9 July 2014. 53 more words

Double Taxation Agreement

U.S. Taxpayer Sentenced to Prison for Concealing Bank Accounts in India and Dubai

Joseph Ruppe, CPA

Senior Manager


New York, NY

On July 8, 2014, The U.S. Department of Justice and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that a U.S. 302 more words

FATCA Chapter 1 complementary download

free chapter download here —> http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2457671   Number of Pages in PDF File: 58

The second edition of the “LexisNexis® Guide to FATCA Compliance,” discussing the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2010 (FATCA), has been vastly improved based on over thirty in-house workshops and interviews with tier 1 banks, company and trust service providers, government revenue departments, and central banks. 362 more words