Tag Archive for Form 14654

Streamlined OVDP’s “Nonwillful Narrative” Requirement

Taxpayers using either the Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures or the Streamlined Domestic Offshore Procedures, will be required to certify, that the failure to report all income, pay all tax and submit all required information returns, including FBARs (FinCEN Form 114, previously Form TD F 90-22,1) was due to Non-Willful Conduct.

The IRS’s OVDP Streamlined Procedures Forms require taxpayers to provide a narrative statement of facts, explaining their failure to disclose their offshore assets, or the IRS will consider the applications incomplete and the taxpayer won’t get Streamline Relief. The IRS Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures website provides:

“Failure to submit this statement, or submission of an incomplete or otherwise Read more

IRS Simplifies Entering The New Streamline Program By Issuing New Forms 14653 And 14654!

We previously posted on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, “IRS Makes Changes to Offshore Programs; Revisions Ease Burden and Help More Taxpayers Come into Compliance” where we discussed that the IRS released IR-2014-73, which provides major changes in its offshore voluntary compliance programs, providing new options to help both taxpayers residing overseas and those residing in the United States.

The modified streamlined filing compliance procedures are designed for only individual taxpayers, including estates of individual taxpayers. The streamlined procedures are available to both U.S. individual taxpayers residing outside the United States and U.S. individual taxpayers residing in the United States. Read more

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