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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
Switzerland Announces Intention To Change From Model 2 IGA To Model 1
On October 8, 2014, Swiss officials announced that they intend to negotiate a reciprocal Model 1 FATCA IGA to replace the Model 2 IGA that they signed in 2013.
United States
15 Oct 2014
Brazil Signs Reciprocal Model 1 FATCA IGA
Brazilian financial institutions will report information about U.S. customers’ accounts to the Secretariat of the Federal Revenue of Brazil.
7 Oct 2014
Hong Kong Agrees In Substance To FATCA IGA
On May 9, 2014, the U.S. Treasury announced that Hong Kong had agreed in substance on a Model 2 FATCA IGA.
19 May 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
Singapore Agrees In Substance To FATCA IGA
On May 6, 2014, the Ministry of Finance of Singapore announced that Singapore had agreed in substance on a Model 1 FATCA IGA.
United States
15 May 2014
Israel Inks Model 1 FATCA IGA
Bloomberg BNA is reporting that Israel has signed a FATCA IGA.
United States
8 May 2014
Ex-Israeli Banker Indicted For Assisting Americans In Tax Fraud
A federal grand jury in Los Angeles, California, indicted Shokrollah Baravarian for Klein conspiracy: conspiracy to defraud the United States.
United States
8 May 2014
India Agrees "In Substance" To Model 1 FATCA IGA
The U.S. Treasury announced that on April 11, 2014, India agreed "in substance" to sign a Model 1 FATCA IGA with the US.
United States
30 Apr 2014
U.S. Signs FATCA IGA with Luxembourg
On March 28, 2014, the U.S. signed a FATCA IGA with Luxembourg.
United States
7 Apr 2014
Levin And McCain Urge DOJ To Seek Extradition Of Fugitive Swiss Bankers
U.S. Senators Carl Levin and John McCain wrote a letter urging the Justice Department to seek extradition of about 30 Swiss bankers.
United States
1 Apr 2014
IRS Report Announces Major Increase In Criminal Investigations For 2013
IRS Criminal Investigation announced the release of its 2013 annual report, which reflected a significant increase in criminal investigations.
United States
14 Mar 2014
Beanie Babies Creator To Plead Guilty To Hiding Income In Swiss Account
Tax Analysts reports that H. Ty Warner, owner of Beanie Babies production company TY Inc., was charged yesterday with federal tax evasion for allegedly failing to report on his 2002 Form 1040 more than $3.1 million in gross income earned through investments in a secret offshore financial account he held with UBS.
United States
26 Sep 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
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