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Archive for December, 2013

If You Go, You Can’t Come Back. The Reed/Schumer Follies-Past And Proposed Anti-Expat Legislation: Interview With Bill Yates, Former IRS Attorney (International)

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, December 30, 2013

Today’s blog post is yet another interview that provides valuable insight from Willard (Bill) Yates, who recently retired from the Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International) (ACCI), Internal Revenue Service… Read more…

FATCA Update – Final FFI Agreement, FATCA Registration FAQs Just Released by IRS

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Friday, December 27, 2013

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has just issued Revenue Procedure 2014-10 which provides guidance to foreign financial institutions (FFIs) entering into an FFI agreement with the IRS for FATCA purposes.  The… Read more…

FATCA Registration in Full Swing; More Countries Signing FATCA IGAs

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, December 23, 2013

Foreign Financial Institutions are not getting the best of Christmas presents this year.  Instead of getting sugar plums in their stockings, they are getting FATCA and GIIN!   By brief background,… Read more…

Learn the Real Facts: Unresolved US Tax Liabilities, Re-entry to USA, Renewal or Revocation of Your US Passport

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, December 16, 2013

There is a lot of misinformation on the internet nowadays on this topic.  While overseas Americans must be careful not to fall prey to, what I consider, unscrupulous advisors that… Read more…

US Tax – International Provisions: KISS – Keep It Simple Sweetheart

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, December 9, 2013

On December 3, the American Bar Association, Section of Taxation: US Activities of Foreigners & Tax Treaties Committee (“Committee”) submitted to Congress various “Options” offering proposals for simplification and clarification of… Read more…

IRS Continues to Mine Data from OVDP – Uncovering More & More Undisclosed Accounts

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Monday, December 2, 2013

Data Mining Since 2009 with the inception of the first IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), over 38,000 taxpayers have provided detailed information to the IRS which has been steadily… Read more…

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