Jack Townsend is well known as a measured, serious, non hyperbolic Law Professor who has an excellant blog called Federal Tax Crimes. His analysis of court cases and his tireless fielding of questions, have helped me (and many other minnows) know more about tax law and the OVDP / OVDI processes then I have ever
Like Petros, I have taken the opportunity to place a comment on Jack Townsend’s invitation to comment on an Open Forum. Below is my comment awaiting approval:
To my knowledge there is no Foreign House Report (FHR). Did the IRS just make this up?
Just Me offers advice to newbies to the subject of FBAR compliance and OVDP considerations. To join or not to join. That is the question. This is a must read post. A link to his Case Study of Communication with the IRS through the entire 851 day process is here.
Petros has convinced me to try my hand at doing my own posts, so here goes. Thought I would start with this one. It relates to a recent “victory” of a financial sort for someone who joined the OVDP program back in 2009. We knew him as Moby. After 27 long months, he won
Note: “ij” is a regular on Townsend’s blog. He is, from what I gathered, originally from China (I think), spent some time in Canada, when he opened up an RRSP account, and then moved to the United States. He entered the 2009 OVDP and has been very worried that an RRSP in Canada would be
The last words of Orwell … As goes language, so goes the the capacity for critical analysis A trip down memory lane – A Brock post from June 10, 2013 We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights,
Then: On September 16, 2011 the National Post was writing about Mr. FBAR Circa 2011: The late Jim Flaherty directs his message on FBAR, FATCA and U.S. @citizenshiptax to the American public. https://t.co/ecBmbbA4B5 pic.twitter.com/1emPZChuJZ — U.S. Citizen Abroad (@USCitizenAbroad) August 17, 2019 In a brilliant and historically important post, Patricia Moon canvassed what happened during
https://youtu.be/3YMTAZBe6cA Jordan Peterson accuses the government of preying on the weak, those who can easily become addicted to gambling and thus provide revenue for government coffers. In the meantime, gambling exacts an untold price upon the health of society. The government in Canada thus plays the role of organized crime in administering a vice that
Patricia Moon posted part I: Legislative History Reveals FATCA Had Nothing To Do With Collecting Tax Revenue From U.S. Persons With Foreign Accounts Evading Taxes (Part I) In Part II, the author argues (among other things) that FATCA is nothing more than a continuation of the “FBAR Fundraiser“. Here we go … _________________________________________________________________________________________________________- Reposted with