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The State of the Tax Whistleblower Law

By Usman Mohammad and Ashley Morales ABA Tax Times June 2023 Internal Revenue Code section 7623(b) provides mandatory awards to whistleblowers who provide information to the IRS that results in the collection of additional tax, interest, penalties or fines from corporations, high net worth individuals, and other entities. The statute

Recent Developments In FBAR Jurisprudence

By Usman Mohammad and Michael Gelb The CPA Journal, Tax Practice & Procedure Column December 2021 Issue Failing to report foreign bank accounts on a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) form can carry severe financial consequences. The civil penalty for non-willful violations of the FBAR reporting requirement

Usman Mohammad Participates In A Webinar Entitled “FATCA Reporting: Filing Form 8938 for Taxpayers With Foreign Assets, Integrating Latest IRS Guidance” For Strafford’s CPE Program

On September 15, 2021, Usman Mohammad participates in a webinar entitled “FATCA Reporting: Filing Form 8938 for Taxpayers With Foreign Assets, Integrating Latest IRS Guidance” for Strafford’s CPE Program. Description: This webinar will provide tax advisers with a practical guide to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) reporting for

Navigating the IRS’s Self-Dealing Rules for Private Foundations

By Usman Mohammad and Emma Westerhof The CPA Journal, Tax Practice & Procedure Column April/May 2021 Issue The Donald J. Trump Foundation was undone by alleged acts of self-dealing involving its namesake, Donald J. Trump, who also allegedly used the foundation to promote his candidacy for president in 2016. The

Reporting Foreign Accounts On The FBAR Versus Form 8938

By Usman Mohammad The CPA Journal August 2020 Edition Because U.S. taxpayers are required to report and pay taxes on their worldwide income, the U.S. government has fought to compel taxpayers to report their interests in overseas bank accounts. In the 1970s, the FBAR (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts) was created as part of

Foreign Asset Reporting And U.S. Territories

By Usman Mohammad The ABA Tax Times Vol. 39 No. 3 – Spring 2020 Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, The United States Virgin Islands, The Northern Mariana Islands—these are all United States territories or possessions. Individuals born in these territories are deemed by law to be either United States citizens or