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 […]
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On December 12, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service reminded those who were born in 1950 or earlier that funds in their retirement plans and individual retirement arrangements face important upcoming deadlines for the 2022 required minimum distributions to avoid penalties. What are the 2022 Required Minimum Distributions? Required minimum distributions, or RMDs, are minimum amounts […]
On August 15, 2022, the IRS announced that the 2022 Fourth Quarter IRS interest rates will again increase for both underpayment and overpayment cases. This increase closely follows the Federal Reserve’s recent increases in interest rates. This means that, the 2022 Fourth Quarter IRS interest rates will be as follows: Under the Internal Revenue Code, […]
One of the most challenging issues during an IRS audit is establishing cost-basis in foreign real estate. This issue most frequently comes up in the context of real estate that was obtained through inheritance or gift many years ago. In this article, based on my IRS audit experiences, I would like to discuss the main […]
In situations where a person was not classified as a resident alien at any time in the preceding calendar year and he became a resident alien at some point during current year, a question often arises concerning the tax residency starting date of such a person. This article seeks to provide a succinct overview of […]