IRS’ Overhaul of Streamline & Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program “OVDP”

On June 18, 2014, the IRS announced comprehensive changes to both the Streamlined and the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (“OVDP”) programs. Such changes to the Streamline Program include: Streamlined Program 1. Expanded to include both U.S. citizens living abroad and U.S. citizens living in the United States

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IRS Responds to Taxpayer Expectations for More Online Services

In response to the ever-increasing number of taxpayers wanting online services, the IRS continues to develop online tools to interact with the taxpayers online, Commissioner John Koskinen said on April 2. Speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Koskinen added that adequate funding is critical for

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