Darlene Hart is the Founder of US Tax & Financial Services (est. 1986). With offices in London, Zurich and Geneva, and clients in over 30 countries, the firm provides US tax advice and planning, and compliance services for individuals, partnerships, corporations, trusts and estates around the world.
Darlene has over 30 years of tax, accounting, financial and retirement planning experience. Her dynamic presentations on tax and financial matters, including the growing global transparency of the tax industry, make her a sought-after speaker for other professionals, banks, investors, accountants and the general public.
Today, much of her effort is devoted to helping private clients become compliant with their US tax obligations through the various voluntary disclosure programs and options available through the Internal Revenue Service. She also advises banks, financial institutions and trust companies on the US government’s FATCA legislation, which directly affects their relationships with their US clients, as well as assists these companies and their beneficiaries in meeting their US tax filing obligations.
Darlene holds a B.S. in Accounting and an M.S. in Tax from the University of Houston. She is an Enrolled Agent and a member of the Association of International Accountants.
Did you Know?
Fact SevenThanks to FATCA banks must disclose their American account holders to the IRS or local tax authority.
Fact SixThe IRS is actively looking for non compliant US persons.
Fact FiveIt takes an average of 16 hours to do IRS Form 1040.
Fact FourThere are over 500 IRS tax forms.
Fact ThreeSince 1916, illegal income has been taxable.
Fact TwoUS persons must file tax returns no matter where they live and work.
Text One7 million Americans abroad
only 500,000 compliant