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Mr. Patel’s expertise is in all stages of tax controversies including international tax
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Mr. Patel is a graduate of Georgetown (J.D.) and New York University (LL.M tax) law schools, which are the top 2 tax law schools in the United States. Mr. Patel is a Board Certified Tax Law Attorney, Board Certified Estate Planning Law Specialist, Board Certified Elder Law Attorney, and frequent speaker on legal issues affecting tax, offshore tax planning, and estate planning.
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Our International Tax Attorney team represents clients nationwide and globally in IRS offshore and voluntary disclosure solutions. We have counseled clients in over 1000 voluntary disclosure matters and are one of the most experienced IRS offshore and voluntary disclosure law firms.
Each case is led by Mr. Patel, who is a Board Certified Tax Law Lawyer. Our International Tax Attorney team concentrates in IRS offshore and voluntary disclosure solutions for undisclosed accounts, assets and investments including Streamlined Domestic Offshore Procedures (SDOP), Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures (SFOP), Voluntary Disclosure Practice (VDP), Delinquent International Information Return Submission Procedure (DIIRSP), Delinquent FBAR
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Domestic Offshore Procedures is one of the two popular programs available
under the IRS
Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures. It is for U.S. Resident Taxpayers
who originally filed income tax returns, but were non-willful
in not reporting foreign accoun
Foreign Offshore Procedures is one of the two popular programs available
under the IRS
Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures. Applicants need not have
filed original tax returns, but they must be non-willful
in not reporting foreign accoun
The DIIRSP is one of the four methods for taxpayers with unreported offshore accounts to become compliant. Taxpayers who have failed to file certain international-related information returns including Forms 5471, 8938, 3520, 8865, 926, 5472, an 8858 can use the DIIRSP to cure the non-compliance. No penalties are applied if there is reasonable cause for the failure to file the information form and the IRS agrees. Reasonable Cause is a fact specific submission, which is based on each applicant's facts and circumstances.
Submission Procedure (DFSP)
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A delinquent or late Form
8938 Statement of Foreign Financial Assets is subject to many common
mistakes and high penalties.
Our legal team cures many common Form 893
U.S. owners and investors of certain foreign corporations must
file a Form 547