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Reporting of Foreign Assets: Navigating the Latest Information Reporting
   LIVE Webcast  


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As the United States continues to increase its enforcement efforts surrounding the activities of US taxpayers with offshore assets, informational reporting has increased in complexity and administrative burden. Tax practitioners must stay abreast of the latest requirements.

For many years the Bank Secrecy Act has required certain taxpayers to report foreign bank and financial accounts to the U.S. government on Form TD F 90-22.1, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts, (the “FBAR”). However, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) requires an additional annual reporting requirement under IRC Section 6038D for foreign financial assets on IRS Form 8938. This webcast will assist the tax practitioner/preparer in navigating these increasingly difficult waters, including:

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to help tax executives understand all the important issues with respect to this important topic. This live webcast is a must attend for all tax executives who need to be in the know with respect to Reporting of Foreign Assets.

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet
Developer: The Knowledge Group, LLC
Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0
Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials
Course Code: 124297
Course Fee: $299 (Please click here for details)


Featured Speakers for Reporting of Foreign Assets: Navigating the Latest Information Reporting LIVE Webcast :

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Seth Cohen, Esq., Partner,
WeiserMazars LLP

  • Intro to topic, agenda, filings, disclosure program
  • An outline of the penalties for failure to comply (for the taxpayer and, the preparer)

Matt Eyet, Esq., Associate,
Hass & Hecht, LLP

  • An overview of the IRS Form 8938 and IRC §6038 D

Cody Cass, Esq., Member, Tax Department,
WeiserMazars LLP

  • • An overview of the FBAR and the TD F 90-22.1
  • • A compare and contrast of the two forms

Seth Cohen, Esq., Partner,
WeiserMazars LLP

  • • An outline of the penalties for failure to comply (for the taxpayer and, the preparer)

Hass & Hecht, LLP, Partner,
David J. Moise, Esq.

  • An overview of the new Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program recently announced by the IRS

WeiserMazars LLP
Seth Cohen, Esq.
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Hass & Hecht, LLP
Matt Eyet, Esq.
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WeiserMazars LLP
Cody Cass, Esq.
Member, Tax Department
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Hass & Hecht, LLP
David J. Moise, Esq.
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Who Should Attend?

- Tax Preparers
- CPAs,
- Tax Attorneys
- Enrolled Agents

Why Attend?

This is a must attend event for executives and professionals interested in learning new global strategies for Reporting of Foreign Assets (FBAR).

- Detailed guidance explained by the most qualified key leaders & experts
- Hear directly from key regulators & thought leaders
- Interact directly with panel during Q&A

Register now and get the chance to ask questions and interact with the speakers, live. Advanced registration is recommended as space is limited. Please click the registration button below to enroll in this course today.

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Please note, the event date is firm although it may be subject to change. Please click here for details.
The Knowledge Group, LLC is producing this event for information purposes only. We do not intend to provide or offer business advice. The contents of this event are based upon the opinions of our speakers. The Knowledge Congress does not warrant their accuracy and completeness. The statements made by them are based on their independent opinions and does not necessarily reflect that of The Knowledge Congress' views. In no event shall The Knowledge Congress be liable to any person or business entity for any special, direct, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages as a result of any information gathered from this webcast.

















Reporting of Foreign Assets: Navigating the Latest Information Reporting
LIVE Webcast

Event Sponsors / Speaker Firms:

Since 1921, WeiserMazars LLP has provided a unique combination of foresight and experience when fulfilling client needs in accounting, tax and advisory services. Named one of the Fastest Growing/All-Star Firms in the country by INSIDE Public Accounting in September, 2011, WeiserMazars’ team of professionals brings technical expertise, industry insight and an integrated, customized approach to dealing with the critical issues and competitive challenges facing the firm’s clients. Whether on the local level or internationally, the firm guides clients through their day-to-day operations and works with them to ensure they have the right financial structure in place to meet their business goals.

WeiserMazars’ team of over 100 partners and approximately 700 professionals is based out of seven U.S. offices, Israel and the Cayman Islands. As the independent U.S. member firm of the Mazars Group – a prominent international accounting, audit, tax and advisory services organization with nearly 14,000 professionals in more than sixty countries on six continents – WeiserMazars represents clients of all types, including owner-managed businesses, complex, multi-national organizations and high net worth individuals in a multitude of industries.

Hass & Hecht, LLP is a tax controversy boutique law firm that focuses on high net worth individuals and entities. It represents clients in controversies with federal, state and local taxing authorities in matters ranging from audits/examinations, appeals, administrative hearings and tax court litigation. The Firm also represents clients in voluntary disclosures to federal, state and local tax jurisdictions which includes the recent federal Offshore Voluntary Disclosure programs


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