Bryan C. Skarlatos Mentioned in The Straits Times Article, "More Swiss banks ink amnesty pacts with US"
WASHINGTON • Once bastions of secrecy, 41 Swiss banks signed amnesty agreements with the US Justice Department this year, requiring them to reveal how they helped wealthy Americans cheat on their taxes.
The banks - required to disclose tricks they used to help customers hide assets, name bankers and middlemen who enabled them and detail the flow of untaxed money - have also prodded thousands of reluctant Americans to disclose accounts hidden from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Bryan C. Skarlatos Mentioned in Bloomberg Article, "U.S. Chases Swiss Bank Secrets to Singapore and Israel"
Dozens of banks signed amnesty agreements disclosing tactics, providing prosecutors with valuable information
At a rate of one or two a week, Swiss banks are doing what was once unthinkable: revealing to the world how they helped wealthy Americans cheat on their taxes.
Once bastions of secrecy, 41 Swiss banks signed amnesty agreements this year with the U.S. Justice Department that required disclosing the tricks they used to help customers hide assets, naming bankers and middlemen who enabled them and detailing the flow of untaxed money. They’ve also prodded thousands of reluctant Americans to disclose accounts hidden from the Internal Revenue Service.
By Jesse Drucker
It’s not just about the pig’s head.
Britain’s headline writers went into high porcine pun mode last month over a suggestion that Prime Minister David Cameron, while still in university, had taken part in a club-initiation ritual that bizarrely incorporated part of a pig carcass. The second-hand allegation appears in a take-down book about Britain’s Conservative party leader that will arrive early next week, co-written by a U.K. billionaire who helped fuel Cameron’s rise to power.
Bryan C. Skarlatos Presents "Offshore Accounting Reporting Provisions - and update" at New York State Tax & Financial Planning Conference
In today's global environment, tax practitioners must know the foreign asset reporting requirements and how to help clients who have failed to fulfill these requirements and how to help clients who have failed to fulfill these requirements. This session will provide an overview of the foreign asset reporting requirements as well as thew new penalty provisions.
On August 28, 2015 Bryan Skarlatos presents at GSCPA Southeastern Accounting Show. The topic reviews enforcement of the tax law and collection of taxes at the heart of our tax system. In today's ever-changing business, political and technological environment, the IRS must constantly develop new priorities and strategies to ensure that all taxpayers report and pay the appropriate amount of tax.