According to Law360, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and an alleged co-conspirator have been indicted on charges of conspiracy against the United States, money laundering and bank records charges tied to close to a decade of secret lobbying on behalf of Russia-associated Ukrainian officials. The indictment comes as the first charges…Read more
Another Offshore Law Firm Gets Hacked!
On September 5, 2017 posted How Will the IRS Know About My Foreign Account? where we discussed that Taxpayers who have financial assets outside the United States often ask the question "How will they (IRS) know about my Foreign Account?;" when they are considering how (or whether) to come clean and inform the IRS about their previously…Read more
Reporter Central to the Panama Papers Leak Dies in a Malta Car Bomb Attack
We previously posted on December 1, 2016 Panama Papers - Global Effects Thus Far & Continuing Impact where we discussed that on April 4, 2016 we initially posted Huge Leak From the Panamanian Law Firm Mossack Fonseca! discussing that the offshore planning world was set on fire with the news that 11 million documents were leaked from the Panamanian law firm…Read more
What Happened to the IRS OVDP Website?
Where you represent as many taxpayers as we do in relation to cleaning up their previously undeclared offshore investments and bank accounts, your are on the IRS' website daily to review the current elements required by the IRS to qualify for an OVDP filing or an OVDP streamline filing. (See www.OVDPLaw.com). You can imagine my surprise…Read more