05.01.13 | Blog Posts

Bank Leumi Snafu Jeopardizes DOJ-IRS Offshore Enforcement Initiatives

The Insider: White Collar Defense and Securities Enforcement

Three times over the past four years, the IRS has given taxpayers with undisclosed offshore accounts the opportunity to come clean and avoid prosecution. While the most recent offer – the 2012 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) – remains open indefinitely, the IRS's recent decision to disqualify approximately 50 taxpayers who disclosed Bank Leumi accounts could undermine the program's continued success. [...]

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