Igor Drabkin’s article “International Reporting Penalties — What to Expect and How to Fight Them” was published in the January 2015 edition of the CCH Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure. The Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure is published bimonthly and is devoted entirely to the complex area of tax litigation and tax procedure. Igor’s article examines the international reporting penalties, with a focus on the issues related to Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR), Forms 8938, 5471, 3520, penalties related to these forms and applicable defenses to such penalties.
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