Micro-captive tax shelters are not popular with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).  What are they and what is the problem with micro-captives?

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On the second day of 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) helpfully announced that on January 27, 2020, it is open season on the 2019-2020 tax season.

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“Citizenship for investment,” does the term sound familiar?  The EU is cracking down on tax havens that put a price tag on citizenship.

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Few people enjoy paying taxes, but some taxpayers avoid taxes, while others evade them—what’s the real difference?

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A new report from the European Commission offers sobering facts about the amount of wealth held in offshore tax havens.

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Filing false tax returns and failure to file reports on wealth held in foreign bank accounts netted a California businessman almost two years in prison.

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Caught up in the ongoing IRS Swiss Bank Program investigation of undeclared foreign assets, Zurich Life Insurance Company agreed to pay the US $5.1 million to settle claims of offshore tax fraud.

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For a specific group of expatriates, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced new procedures for clearing out old tax debt.

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This story has it all. Shell companies, offshore tax hacks in the Middle East, tax fraud, conspiracy to defraud the US, false tax returns, a falling out between old college buddies, and more.

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Mega-online retailer Amazon grabbed the spotlight and a victory over the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on a disputed $1.5 billion tax bill.

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