Tag archive for ‘IRS’
Ilan Shavit On Friday, February 5th, 2016

Julius Baer admits to U.S. tax fraud, to pay $547 million

Switzerland’s third-largest wealth manager, Julius Baer Group Ltd.,  agreed to pay $547 million to avoid U.S. prosecution and admitted it helped American clients hide billions of dollars in assets from More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, February 4th, 2016

IRS computer problems shut down e-file system

  The IRS has announced that they suffered a hardware failure today, and that the IRS is working to make repairs and restore service but cannot offer a firm date for when systems will be back to normal. Some More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, December 7th, 2015

IRS poised to revoke U.S. passports for unpaid taxes

    In January of 2016, the State Department will start blocking Americans with ‘seriously delinquent’ tax debts. Administrative details about how all this will work are scant. But in all likelihood, More...

Tibi Singer On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Tragedy Turns to Melodrama: Bernie Madoff Fighting to Defend the Good Names of his Dead Sons

Bernie Madoff, the man who stole so many billions from his Jewish brothers and sisters and from any gentile who fell for it, has sent an email to NBC News on Friday saying he has suffered more than all his More...

Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) , TAX , Financial
Irit Avissar On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Israeli banks extend FATCA declarations to businesses

By next year, the US Internal Revenue Service will require all Israeli businesses to declare whether any shareholders are US citizens.   The US Foreign Account Compliance Act (FATCA) regulations are being More...

Ran Dagoni Washington On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Tough choice for Bank Leumi US customers

American customers with unreported accounts will now find it costly to own up, but perhaps even more costly if they don’t. Bank Leumi and its overseas branches are continuing their feverish campaign More...

Irit Avissar On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

US Internal Revenue staff in Israel for tax evasion talks

The meeting is to implement the information exchange agreement between Israel and the US. A delegation from the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) visited Israel last week to meet representatives of the Israel More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

You Could Get $1.28 Million from the NY Mets

Now you might have a chance to collect $1.28 million in an annuity from the New York Mets. That is if you have at least $550, 000 to spare. The Mets are owned by Fred Wilpon, who grew up in a Jewish family More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Wynn Resorts Investigated for Money Laundering

Imagine, a casino company accused of ethics violations! But it is, after all, only an investigation. Wynn Resorts, according to CNBC, is being investigated for possible money laundering by the Manhattan More...

Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Jewish Iranian Banker Baravarian Acquitted of Tax Fraud

Shokorollah Baravarian, a Jewish Iranian banker, was exonerated on charges of  conspiring with clients to defraud the IRS, according to the Jewish Journal. Baravarian, a community activist, insisted More...

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