Differing Laws of New Jersey and FloridaNew Jersey has one of the highest income taxes in the nation. New Jersey’s income tax rate can range from 1.4% to 8.97% on state income. The state of Florida has no state income tax.
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Evidence of Intent to Establish New DomicileThere are several steps that you should take in order to legally establish a new domicile.
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Mr. Patel is a graduate of Georgetown (J.D.) and New York University (LL.M tax) law schools, which are the top 2 tax law schools in the United States. Mr. Patel is a Board Certified Tax Law Attorney, Board Certified Estate Planning Law Specialist, Board Certified Elder Law Attorney, and frequent speaker on legal issues affecting tax, offshore tax planning, and estate planning.
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New Tax Changes are Blowing in the Wind
There are several tax proposals that are under Congressional consideration, and the Biden administration released information concerning his proposal, the “American Families Plan.” The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee released proposed budget reconciliation legislation on September 13, 2021. The bill still must complete many steps in the legislative process …
Deadline Extended to December 31, 2021
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued a notice extending the filing date of Reports of Foreign Bank and Financial Account (FBARs) for victims of recent natural disasters, including Hurricane Ida, the California Wildfires, and Tropical Storm Fred. Victims of recent natural disasters will have until December 31,…
Pandora’s Box Has Opened: Pandora Papers
An unprecedented leak of financial records known as the Pandora Papers has revealed the offshore financial assets of dozens of current and former world leaders and hundreds of politicians from Asia and the Middle East to Latin America. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) obtained 11.9 million confidential documents from 14 separate legal and fin…
New Comments on the IRS Voluntary Disclosure Program
We are members of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation, which on September 28, 2021 submitted comments to the IRS on the IRS Voluntary Disclosure Program (“VDP”), the Streamlined Domestic Offshore Program (“SDOP”), and the Streamlined Foreign Offshore Program (“SFOP”). In the past we co-authored the ABA comments, this year we …
Domestic Offshore Procedures is one of the two popular programs available
under the IRS
Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures. It is for U.S. Resident Taxpayers
who originally filed income tax returns, but were non-willful
in not reporting foreign accoun
Foreign Offshore Procedures is one of the two popular programs available
under the IRS
Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures. Applicants need not have
filed original tax returns, but they must be non-willful
in not reporting foreign accoun
The DIIRSP is one of the four methods for taxpayers with unreported offshore accounts to become compliant. Taxpayers who have failed to file certain international-related information returns including Forms 5471, 8938, 3520, 8865, 926, 5472, an 8858 can use the DIIRSP to cure the non-compliance. No penalties are applied if there is reasonable cause for the failure to file the information form and the IRS agrees. Reasonable Cause is a fact specific submission, which is based on each applicant's facts and circumstances.
Submission Procedure (DFSP)
8 Penaltie s
A delinquent or late Form
8938 Statement of Foreign Financial Assets is subject to many common
mistakes and high penalties.
Our legal team cures many common Form 893
U.S. owners and investors of certain foreign corporations must
file a Form 547