By: Robert E. McKenzie 1. A CHANGING IRS IRS Workforce 1.10 Because of Congressional cuts in IRS budgets its workforce continued to shrink until 2008. In 2009 and 2010 the IRS had its budgets grow and its workforce grew. In…
Chicago tax lawyer Robert E. McKenzie worries those with still secret offshore accounts may be less likely to disclose because they figure that if they’re found out and prosecuted, they’ll avoid jail as Warner has. But McKenzie tells prospective clients the same thing he wrote recently on Forbes: “Many other less lucky offshore depositors have been sentenced to prison by other judges. One distinguishing factor for Warner was he was a billionaire whereas those sent to prison were merely millionaires.”
Hazlitt - The End of Banking Secrecy
106 Swiss banks have signed agreements to provide information about U.S. account holders. "The current Offshore Shore Disclosure Program (OVDP) began in January 2012 continues until it is terminated by the Service. Taxpayers whose names have yet to be disclosed…
Tax attorney Robert E. McKenzie discuss IRS voluntary disclosure practice.
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Robert E. McKenzie comments for Accounting Today on IRS 2012 offshore initiative
On January 9, 2012 the Internal Revenue Service reopened the offshore voluntary disclosure program to help people hiding offshore accounts get current with their taxes and announced the collection of more than $4.4 billion so far from the two previous international programs.