Should I Participate in The Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP)?

Should I Participate in The Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP)?

This post updates and rehashes my earlier post on the 2011 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure “Initiative.” The initiative is now a “Program” with no stated deadline.  As of this date, the IRS has not yet published the official guidelines for the program other than to inform us that the OVDP penalty for failure to disclose offshore accounts … Continue reading Should I Participate in The Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP)?

IRS 2011 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative – Cost of Disclosure vs. Non-Disclosure

IRS 2011 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative – Cost of Disclosure vs. Non-Disclosure

Are you Feeling Lucky? You may be on the fence as to whether you want to raise your hand and tell the IRS you’ve been moving money around overseas for the past 20 years.  You may also be considering rolling the dice and betting that you won’t be caught.  Of course, one risk you’re running … Continue reading IRS 2011 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative – Cost of Disclosure vs. Non-Disclosure