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IRS Announces End to Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program

Update: Further to the post below, we have posted an outline of the penalties taxpayers may face after the below September deadline. Yesterday (Wednesday, March 14th, 2018) the IRS announced that it is ramping down the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) and that the program will end on September 28th of this year. This is […]

HMRC Telephone Scam Alert

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is warning the public about a high-profile phone scam that is conning vulnerable and elderly people out of thousands of pounds. The scammers are preying on victims by cold calling them and impersonating an HMRC representative. The caller informs them that they owe large amounts of tax which they can […]

Calling IFAs: What you need to know about US connected clients

There is an estimated $1 trillion in cash held by over 10 million US persons living outside of the United States. Since the implementation of FATCA, providing investment solutions for US expats has been increasingly problematic. In addition, even if funds like UCITs will accept US connected investors, they are being treated as non-reporting PFICs […]

Overdue Taxes Can Jeopardize US Passport

The Internal Revenue Service announced on 16 January 2018 that they strongly encourage taxpayers who are behind on their taxes to pay the amount owed or enter into a payment agreement with the IRS if the amount owed is more than $50,000 to avoid putting their US passport into jeopardy. The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation […]

US Tax Reform: Is Your Business Affected by TCJA?

How will the new law affect your business? The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) has recently been signed into law and will enact significant changes to the US tax code. For businesses looking to expand into the United States, the prospect of navigating a new regulatory landscape can present a daunting challenge. […]

US Tax Reform: Final TCJA Highlights

On December 20, 2017, Congress passed H.R. 1 – the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) – providing for the largest changes to the US tax code since 1986 and President Trump signed the bill into law on December 22, 2017. As we have done previously, we have highlighted the changes made to US Federal […]

HMRC Stop Accepting Credit Card Payments

From the 13th of January this year, HMRC will stop accepting personal credit card payments. This follows an EU law change which limits personal credit card surcharges to 0.3%. HMRC have commented that their cost of processing credit card payments exceeds the 0.3% limit, therefore, continuing to accept credit card payments would mean absorbing the […]

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