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FATCA Filings – Full of Mistakes!

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Sunday, August 28, 2016

A survey of 100 foreign financial institutions was conducted by the Aberdeen Group on behalf of the software company Sovos Compliance. The results of the survey have shown that over… Read more…

Your “Loan” to a Foreign Corporation

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

What happens if you make a loan to a foreign (non-US) corporation and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) later determines that the “loan” should not be treated as a “loan”… Read more…

“Cash” Buyers of US Real Estate – More Under FinCEN’s Microscope

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Last year, FinCEN started to look more closely at anonymous cash buyers of prime US real estate. The agency’s concern was that real estate purchases made without bank financing through… Read more…

US Inches Closer to Reciprocal Disclosure or Only Making Noises?

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Thursday, August 11, 2016

In May of 2016, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) published the final version of anti-money laundering (“AML”) regulations designed to enhance financial transparency.  Broadly speaking, the so-called “Customer Due… Read more…

IRS — Talk is Cheap!

By Virginia La Torre Jeker J.D., - Friday, August 5, 2016

Taxpayers who rely on Internal Revenue Service (IRS) advice face certain challenges concerning the reliability of that advice. Often the taxpayer is unaware of the extent to which that advice… Read more…

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