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Foreign Accounts Compliance Update

The first thing a taxpayer should do who is out of compliance with United States laws concerning foreign financial accounts ...
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VDP—IRS’ Updated Voluntary Disclosure Practice

The Internal Revenue Service ended its Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (“OVDP”) effective September 28, 2018.  Since then the IRS has ...
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Forms 3520 and 3520-A and the Grantor Trust Rules

The United States taxes its citizens and residents on their worldwide income.  To ascertain U.S. taxpayers’ foreign income, the Internal ...
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The Importance of a General Assignment of Assets in Estate Planning

Avoidance of probate is a key objective of estate planning.  Probate is a judicial proceeding which marshals a decedent’s property ...
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