Tax Primer for US Expats and Foreigners

All the tax information you need is readily available for free in Virginia’s Tax Primer for US Expats and Foreigners.  The Primer covers numerous topics that are most relevant […]

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FBAR “Willful” Penalty: Recent Case, Taxpayer “Charged With Knowledge”

Offshore bank accounts file

I blogged recently about the fact that mounting court cases have given the stamp of approval for the Government to meet a lower “burden of proof” in demonstrating […]

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The J5 International Tax Hunt is On….

Many countries are waking up to the fact that offshore structures, financial instruments, cryptocurrency and other advances in technology, when inappropriately used, are fast outwitting their tax collectors. […]

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Passport Revocation Update: Over 436,000 Taxpayers Meet “Certification” Criteria

Many of my readers already know that one’s US passport is in serious jeopardy if a taxpayer has what is called “seriously delinquent tax debt”.  First, some brief […]

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US Tax Perils of International Community Property

US tax liabilities and requirements to file US tax and information returns are impacted by community property laws that exist in many foreign countries across the globe.  Today’s […]

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Newest IRS Campaigns – Targeting All Things Foreign, Especially NRAs

  For the past few years, the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Large Business and International (LB&I) Division has been shifting to a new audit strategy known as “campaigns.” […]

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