6 ways to tell if an IRS call is a scam

Oh those tricky IRS scammers are still out there; we first noticed this phenomenon a few years ago, as well as the IRS. And it hasn’t stopped. In this article, we have listed six things to listen for when you get a call from someone who claims to be from the IRS.

More Blacklisted Swiss Banks: What to do when the IRS takes over

On Thursday (October 29, 2015), the US Department of Justice announced new additions to the Swiss Bank Program that will soon be added to the “Blacklisted” Foreign Financial Institutions List: Luzerner Kantonalbank AG (Luzerner), Habib Bank AG Zurich (HBZ), Banque Heritage S.A.,Hyposwiss Private Bank Genève S.A. (Hyposwiss Geneva)

Offshore Tax Problems: It’s good to be the king

Since the 2011 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative was first announced, and as it has evolved into the full – fledged 2012 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) and eventually into the current 2014 OVDP complete with the Streamlined Procedures, I have been fairly consistent in …

Tax Shelters That Still Actually Exist

It might sound strange, but there are some US persons looking to expatriate for tax purposes. Not only that, but did you know that there are great strategies and tools – – especially for individuals from Asia with high net worth – – in becoming a US person?