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Treasury And Other Agencies Issue Guidance To Banks On Correspondent Accounts
On Aug. 30, 2016, the Treasury Department, the Federal Reserve, the FDIC, the National Credit Union Administration and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency issued guidance to U.S. banks...
United States
6 Sep 2016
Global Tax Enforcement in 2016: What You Need To Know
The investigation and prosecution of tax evasion has, in the last decade, grown from a specialized subcategory of law enforcement into a first-tier policy concern for the global community.
United States
6 Jan 2016
Taxpayer Advocate Recommends Ways For IRS To Simplify Foreign Asset Reporting
The National Taxpayer Advocate made three specific recommendations to the IRS to try to simplify the process for reporting foreign assets.
United States
22 Apr 2015
New York Restaurateur Pleads Guilty To Hiding Money In Swiss Accounts
Georges Briguet, the owner of New York restaurant Le Perigord, pleaded guilty to one count of corruptly endeavoring to obstruct the IRS by concealing the existence of his Swiss bank accounts.
United States
25 Feb 2015
California Physician Pleads Guilty To Failing To File FBAR For Bank Leumi Account
Baruch Fogel, a California doctor, pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California to one count of willful failure to report the existence of a foreign bank account on a FBAR.
United States
9 Feb 2015
Bank Leumi Enters Into DPA With U.S. Department Of Justice
On December 22, 2014, the Department of Justice announced its agreement with Bank Leumi.
United States
7 Jan 2015
New Hampshire Man Pleads Guilty Regarding Accounts In Switzerland, Israel, And Jersey
Menashe Cohen pleaded guilty to one count of filing a false income tax return for failing to report the existence of his Swiss and Israeli bank accounts.
United States
27 Oct 2014
Forensic Accountant And Certified Fraud Examiner Pleads Guilty To Concealing UBS Account
Howard Bloomberg, a certified fraud examiner, pleaded guilty to one count of failure to file an FBAR reporting his interest in a bank account at UBS in Switzerland.
United States
14 Oct 2014
American Pleads Guilty To Hiding Money In Swiss Bank, Moving Money To Israeli Bank After UBS Scandal
Bernard Kramer pleaded guilty in the Southern District of New York to conspiracy to defraud the United States and filing a false income tax return.
United States
2 Sep 2014
New IRS Offshore Disclosure Program Announced
On June 18, 2014, the IRS announced significant changes to its current Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program.
United States
7 Jul 2014
IRS Announces Major Changes To OVDP
The IRS announced major changes to the OVDP, including a major expansion of the so-called Streamlined Program.
United States
30 Jun 2014
Swiss Financial Institution Pays $4.4 Million And Turns Over 110 Americans
Swisspartners Group resolved a U.S. criminal tax probe by forfeiting $3.5 million and paying $900,000 in restitution for helping U.S. clients evade taxes.
United States
19 May 2014
Voluntary Disclosures Lead To John Doe Summonses For Information About U.S. Accounts At Zurcher Kantonalbank And Bank Of Butterfield
In a sign that the U.S. government continues to aggressively seek information on U.S. taxpayers with non-U.S. bank accounts, the government announced on November 12, 2013, that it had obtained a court order authorizing the government to issue so-called "John Doe summonses" for information on U.S. account holders.
United States
22 Nov 2013
IRS Official Announces Crackdown On U.S. Taxpayers With Unreported Indian Accounts
Tax Analysts Tax Notes reports that the IRS Small Business/Self-Employed Division's special enforcement program will soon begin examining U.S. taxpayers suspected of holding undeclared accounts in Indian banks.
United States
22 Nov 2013
UBS Client Sentenced To One Year In Prison
Bloomberg reports that a client of UBS AG was sentenced to a year and a day in prison for using a Swiss bank account to evade more than $1 million in taxes.
United States
26 Sep 2013
U.S. DOJ Offers Landmark Non-Prosecution Deal For Swiss Banks
On August 29, 2013, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a program, supported by the Swiss government, to encourage all Swiss banks to admit their role in U.S. tax evasion in exchange for non-prosecution agreements and substantial monetary penalties.
United States
17 Sep 2013
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