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ICO/STO: Is It Legal For Vietnamese To Participate?
The short answer is that ICO/STOs themselves are not regulated yet in Vietnam (as in most other countries). That doesn't mean that every initial coin offering (ICO),
United States
27 Nov 2018
Year-End Tax Planning Guide for 2017
Tax reform is here! On December 20, 2017, Congress passed the much-anticipated tax reform bill and with President Trump's signature on December 22, 2017, the bill has become law. With minor exceptions, the bill is largely effective January 1, 2018.
United States
27 Dec 2017
Did You Turn Age 70 and a Half in 2016? Have an IRA? An Important Deadline Is Rapidly Approaching for You.
We all are aware of the importance of the April 18 tax deadline; however, April 1 is also a significant date for those who turned age 70½ in 2016. This milestone means you are now required to start taking minimum annual distributions from your traditional IRAs.
United States
22 Mar 2017
The Death Of The New Jersey Estate Tax
On Oct. 7, 2016, the New Jersey legislature approved a bill that would eliminate the New Jersey estate tax by 2018.
United States
19 Oct 2016
Tips For Jump-Starting Year-End Tax Planning For Individuals And Businesses
With carefree summer days behind us and the arrival of fall, now may be a good time to jump-start implementation of tax-planning strategies available to you through the end of this year...
United States
10 Oct 2016
India Amplifies Compliance Norms For Wealth Tax Purposes
In a recent development, the compliance norms for wealth tax purposes in India have been amplified
12 Dec 2014
The Financial Future For March Madness Stars? Much Depends On The Advisors Surrounding Them
It is vital that athletes, at the outset of their careers as well as throughout their careers, surround themselves with a team of independent advisors who have not only deep experience in sports management, investments, legal issue and taxes, but who also work well together, as one cohesive team, for the benefit of their client.
United States
10 Apr 2013
Home Is Where You Hang Your Hat: The Significance Of Domicile Planning
A debtor, regardless of state residence, can seek protection from his or her creditors in the federal bankruptcy courts.
United States
2 Apr 2013
Wealth And Estate Planning: An Integral Piece Of The Puzzle
Whether you decide to exit entirely with a sale to a strategic buyer, sell a majority of your interest in the company to a private equity firm or exit through an ESOP transaction, up-front planning is vital for determining the structure and type of deal that will accomplish your goals with regard to both your business and your family.
United States
4 Mar 2013
Offshore Disclosure Program Makes A Third Go-Round
After two successful offshore voluntary disclosure programs, the IRS on Jan. 9 announced a new 2012 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (2012 OVDP).
United States
15 Aug 2012
2012 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program FAQs And Compliance Plan For U.S. Citizens Residing Overseas
On June 26, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that its 2009 and 2011 offshore voluntary disclosure programs have generated more than $5 billion in revenue for the U.S. Treasury and released new FAQs with details regarding a new 2012 offshore voluntary disclosure program (OVDP) announced in January 2012, including tightening the eligibility requirements.
United States
16 Jul 2012
New 2012 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program; Taxpayer Advocate Criticizes IRS "Bait & Switch"; Current Offshore Enforcement Initiatives
On January 9, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that it had reopened the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) following the closure of the 2011 and 2009 programs and the collection of more than $4.4 billion USD from those programs.
United States
30 Jan 2012
U.S. Indicts Four Credit Suisse Bankers in Increasing Crackdown on Offshore Accounts: Time for Voluntary Disclosure Running Out
On February 23, 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the indictment of four Swiss bankers charged with helping U.S. taxpayers use secret accounts at a Swiss bank to evade U.S. taxes.
United States
9 Mar 2011
Criteria For Disclosure Of Swiss Accounts Announced: Now That The Offshore IRS Voluntary Disclosure Program Has Ended, What's A Taxpayer To Do?
The U.S. Department of Justice recently revealed the criteria for disclosure of account information made in the August 19, 2009, U.S.-Swiss Treaty Request, under the U.S.-Swiss tax treaty.
United States
25 Nov 2009
IRS Voluntary Disclosure Program Update
On August 19, 2009, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the U.S. Department of Justice announced a settlement agreement with UBS regarding certain accounts held at the bank by U.S. persons.
United States
1 Sep 2009
IRS Offshore VDP -- Last Opportunity For Taxpayers To Avoid Criminal Prosecution And Penalties?
As a result of the current state of the economy and recent calls for more regulation on international finance, it should come as no surprise that the federal government is seeking ways to close tax havens and increase collections from taxpayers.
United States
1 Jul 2009
IRS Announces Voluntary Disclosure Program Affecting U.S. Persons With Offshore Financial Accounts
On March 26, 2009, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") made public a program allowing U.S. persons with foreign financial accounts to greatly reduce their exposure to significant civil penalties and, in many cases, to eliminate the prospects of criminal prosecution.
United States
31 Mar 2009
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