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TIGTA Reports: Virtual Currency Tax Compliance Enforcement Can Be Improved

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The number of virtual currency types has added to this problem. According to TIGTA, the number of virtual currencies has grown significantly since April 2020, from 5,000 to over 26,000 (420 percent) as of July 2023. The two...more

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US Expatriate Tax Planning - Part 2 - A Podcast with Janathan Allen

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In US Expatriate Tax Planning – Part 2, Ms. Allen picks up the conversation regarding tax and legal issue U.S. expatriates might face. The discussion turns to real estate matters, and the issue of moving money from the United...more

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UK Financial Conduct Authority Sets Overseas Funds Regime Landing Slots for Funds

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The Financial Conduct Authority has published information regarding landing slots under the incoming overseas funds regime for firms currently operating under the temporary marketing permissions regime. The landing slots...more

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How Does the IRS Define Willfulness in Unreported or Under-reported Offshore Income

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How does the IRS define willfulness in unreported or under-reported offshore income?  What actions help determine whether a U.S. taxpayer's actions amount to "willful or non-willful" conduct?  Why should U.S. taxpayers be...more

Foodman CPAs & Advisors

Práctica IRS Divulgación Voluntaria

Los contribuyentes que intencionalmente han no han cumplido con obligaciones tributarias o relacionadas con impuestos pueden resolver su incumplimiento y limitar su exposición a un proceso penal presentando una solicitud a la...more

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IRS Voluntary Disclosure Practice

Taxpayers that have willfully failed to comply with tax or tax-related obligations may be able to resolve their non-compliance and limit their exposure to criminal prosecution by filing an application to the IRS Voluntary...more

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What is an FBAR and What Foreign Financial Information Are You Required to Report?

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What is an FBAR, and what information is a U.S. taxpayer required to report to the U.S. Government and the IRS? There are many questions about the requirements for U.S. taxpayers with foreign accounts, investments, and...more


Economic Substance Regime Overview

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The International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) Act (2024 Revision) (the “ES Act”) was brought into force to demonstrate the commitment of the Cayman Islands as a member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation...more

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When to Consider the IRS Voluntary Disclosure Program or VDP

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Are you wondering when a US taxpayer should consider the IRS Voluntary Disclosure Program or VDP? Are you concerned about unreported or under-reported income, financial accounts, assets, investments, cryptocurrency or...more

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IRS Updated Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures

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What do you need to know about the IRS updated Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures or "Streamlined Procedures?" Are you concerned about unreported or under-reported offshore income or assets? Are there accounts you...more

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Estrategias Y Esquemas Tributarios Para Evitar Impuestos A La Vanguardia Del IRS

El 11/04/24, el IRS concluyó su Lista de la Docena Sucia de 2024 con una “advertencia a los contribuyentes sobre los promotores que venden estrategias fiscales falsas y esquemas extraterritoriales fraudulentos diseñados para...more

Foodman CPAs & Advisors

Tax Strategies And Schemes To Avoid Taxes At IRS Forefront

On 4/11/24, the IRS wrapped up its 2024 Dirty Dozen List with a “warning to taxpayers regarding promoters selling bogus tax strategies and fraudulent offshore schemes designed to reduce or avoid taxes altogether”. Tax...more

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The Tax Consequences of Offshore Mutual Funds for US Expats and Taxpayers

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What are the tax consequences of offshore mutual funds for US expats and taxpayers? US expatriates have faced a substantial number of challenges over the past several years as a result of FATCA. It can be hard to simply open...more

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Questions Regarding Offshore Accounts and FBAR Filing Requirements

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Many US taxpayers still have questions regarding offshore accounts and FBAR filing requirements and compliance. Is there a genuine risk their activities (or lack of compliance) will come to light? The definition of a US...more

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The Risks of an IRS Quiet Disclosure

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What are the risks of an IRS quiet disclosure? Is there a formal IRS process known as a "quiet disclosure," and does the IRS honor this strategy for amended tax returns?...more

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Proskauer's Hedge Start: Key Structuring Issues

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A key initial decision for a manager launching a new hedge fund is to decide between: A “master-feeder” fund structure: In a typical “master-feeder” structure, an onshore “feeder” fund and an offshore “feeder” fund both...more

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Proskauer’s Hedge Start: Key Tax Issues

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Different hedge fund investors have different tax concerns that must be taken into account when structuring a hedge fund and its portfolio investments. Hedge fund investors generally fall into three categories:...more

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Weekly IRS Roundup April 8 – April 12, 2024

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Check out our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and relevant tax matters for the week of April 8, 2024 – April 12, 2024. April 8, 2024: The IRS released Internal Revenue Bulletin 2024-15,...more

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Tax Court’s Decision on YA Global Investments Has Implications for Offshore Entities

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The Tax Court’s decision in YA Global Investments LP v. Commissioner in November sends a warning to the offshore banking, finance and equity investment industries: an offshore entity is engaged in U.S. trade or business when...more

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What is the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program?

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What is the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program and who is it designed to help? What are the guidelines for voluntary disclosure to the IRS and who is eligible to apply? The IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure...more



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ファンドの 投資家 がファンドに対して償還 請求権を有するオープンエンド型ファンドは、 流動性 のある 資産に投資するヘッジファンド等ファンド に適している一方、プライベートエクイティ、ベンチャーキャピタル、不動産等の非流動資産に投資するファンドは、投資が実現するまでにより多くの時間を必要とし、クローズドエンド型ストラクチャーが適しています。...more


Guide to Establishing Private Equity, Venture Capital and Real Estate Funds in the Cayman Islands

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As issues of high taxation, complex financial laws and economic and political instability continue to affect the onshore world, the attractiveness of the Cayman Islands as a location for establishing private equity, venture...more

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YA Global, the Existence of a U.S. Trade or Business, and the Search for Greater Clarity

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Our Federal & International Tax Group examines a long-awaited Tax Court ruling that helps clarify when a non-U.S. company engages in a “U.S. trade or business.”...more

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Tax Court holds that an offshore fund is engaged in a U.S. trade or business

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On November 15, 2023, the U.S. Tax Court held in YA Global Investments v. Commissioner that a non-U.S. private equity fund (YA Global) with a U.S. asset manager that bought equity and convertible debt of U.S. portfolio...more


Proceeds of Crime and the Cautionary Tale of Convicted Fraudster Achilleas Kallakis

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Recent SFO Confiscations Linked To Decade-Old Crime - On 24 November, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) successfully confiscated £250,000 from Achilleas Kallakis, which was held as a debenture by The Queen’s Club, home of the...more

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