US taxpayers with undisclosed foreign assets and foreign income need to consider their 2023 offshore voluntary disclosure options. As was the case in the year 2022, I expect that Streamlined Domestic Offshore Procedures will continue to be the flagship voluntary disclosure option in 2023 for US taxpayers who reside in the United States. This is […]
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Child FBAR filing obligations is a topic that comes up fairly often in my practice. In this short essay, I will discuss whether a child is required to file an FBAR and how it should be done. Child FBAR Obligations: What is FBAR FBAR is a common abbreviation for the Report of Foreign Bank and […]
In my practice, I often receive calls from people who are confused about their FBAR obligations. A recent call raised an important issue of whether a tax treaty election may affect one’s FBAR obligations. In this brief article, I would like to address this issue of tax treaty election FBAR obligations.
FinCEN Form 114 US Person definition is a highly important component of FBAR and US international tax compliance. In this essay, I will discuss in detail the FinCEN Form 114 US Person definition and highlight some common issues that arise with respect to this definition.
The 2022 FBAR conversion rates are very important for your US international tax compliance. The reason for their importance is their relation to FBAR (FinCEN Form 114) and the IRS Form 8938. The 2022 FBAR and 2022 Form 8938 instructions both require that 2022 FBAR conversion rates be used to report the required highest balances […]