IRS Voluntary Disclosures / Offshore Compliance
IRS Voluntary Disclosure Lawyer in Miami
Florida Offshore Compliance Attorney
At the Miami, Florida, law firm of Weisberg and Kainen P.L., we understand that when you get into a difficult situation involving the IRS — failing to report all your income, failing to pay taxes, falsifying information, not reporting offshore accounts —the task of resolving your tax problems, and avoiding jail, may seem daunting. Our attorneys provide options for your defense focused on avoiding the negative impact of a federal criminal investigation and possible criminal conviction.
There are two different types of Voluntary Disclosures: one deals with offshore accounts and one for general tax matters. Whether you are in need of assistance with an offshore account or a general Voluntary Disclosure matter, we can help. Contact Weisberg and Kainen P.L. today for the assistance you need to make a fresh start. While the offshore Voluntary Disclosure initiative may be ending, discussed below, our firm can always handle any type of Voluntary Disclosure matters that occur with your taxes at any point in the year.
2012 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative: The IRS reopened its offshore voluntary disclosure program for taxpayers in January 2012. There is no set end date for this new program which means that the program could end at any time. If you have undisclosed offshore bank accounts, contact our firm today to ensure that your information and documents are submitted before this opportunity passes.
Offshore Voluntary Disclosure
Alan Weisberg has recently been quoted in several Miami Herald articles covering the IRS case against UBS Bank and the IRS Voluntary Disclosure program. Please click on each title below to view the articles.
IRS Extends Amnesty Program for Tax Cheats
UBS to Divulge Account Details
UBS Whistle-Blower Gets 40-Month Sentence
UBS to Divulge Account Details
UBS Case Opens Door to Secrets of Swiss Banking
Boca Raton Accountant Pleads Guilty in UBS Tax Fraud Case
Perhaps some of your funds are invested or involved in an undisclosed offshore account. If you have been using this account to avoid taxes, you may start to wonder if the IRS is going to catch up with you, and what will happen if you are caught. If you are convicted not only might you be incarcerated for a lengthy period of time but the monetary penalties may be severe, consuming a large portion of the foreign account. We can help you by determining the best method for you to be compliant with the law.
General IRS Voluntary Disclosure
The IRS has updated their Voluntary Disclosure program as of February 2011. At Weisberg and Kainen P.L., we can advise you how these changes in the law may affect your case. We review your facts and determine whether you qualify for the IRS' Voluntary Disclosure practice.
If you have failed to file your tax returns or have provided false or incomplete information with respect to any material item on your tax returns and you fear the potential of prosecution, do not hesitate to speak with one of our knowledgeable attorneys. When we assist in making a proper Voluntary Disclosure to the IRS your civil penalties may be lessened and you could avoid any criminal prosecution.
Contact an IRS Voluntary Disclosure Attorney in Miami Today
If you would like to obtain more information about compliance issues or any of our other practice areas related to tax controversy and criminal law, contact Weisberg and Kainen P.L. today and schedule an initial consultation with an experienced lawyer.