Offshore Financial Assets: The IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program Ends September 28, 2018

  EVENT DATE

August 22, 2018

  PRESENTER(s)

Robert E. McKenzie

  1:00 PM ET | 12:00 PM CT | 10:00 AM PT | 120 Minutes




DESCRIPTION



Resolve Your Clients’ Tax Filing Omissions of Undisclosed Offshore Income and Assets

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been aggressively pursuing unreported foreign accounts since 2009. During that time, the IRS has offered various Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Programs (OVDP’s). On March 14, 2018, the IRS announced that the current OVDP would end on September 28, 2018. It is now imperative that you review the best way to help your clients correct prior omissions for their undisclosed foreign financials. Join this session, where taxation attorney Robert McKenzie will guide you on how you can competently advise your clients of the best methods to resolve filing omissions.

Session Highlights

This session will cover:

  • The multiple tax filing requirements for taxpayers with foreign income and assets
  • The filing requirement of foreign trusts, corporations and partnerships, and their beneficiaries/partners/shareholders
  • What to do when clients who should have filed didn’t, and how to correct these failures
  • The current disclosure options available to taxpayers including the current Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, streamlined disclosures, and quiet disclosures
  • The ramifications for the non-compliant client should their failure be discovered by the IRS
  • The facts to determine the best disclosure option for each client
  • How to reduce penalties using the IRS’s soon-to-expire voluntary compliance programs

Who Should Attend:

  • Certified Public Accountants (CPAs)
  • Enrolled Agents (EAs)
  • Other Tax Preparers
  • Tax Attorneys
  • Finance and Accounting Professionals
  • Personnel in Accounting and Taxation Firms
  • Personnel in law firms dealing with tax issues
  • Small Business Owners

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