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IRS Voluntary Disclosure Assistance for Canadian Client

Client Type: Individual

Hodgson Russ advised a Canadian client of the IRS voluntary disclosure options available for U.S. citizens living abroad, including the 2012 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program and the IRS Streamlined Program. The advice involved a discussion as to whether the client was a U.S. citizen. The advice also involved discussion of U.S. tax compliance requirements applicable to U.S. citizens, including the Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR) filing rules.