Andersen Global expansion continues with Central American, Slovenian and Indian outposts

Andersen Global, the San Francisco-based organization of legally-separate tax and legal services firms that evolved out of a part of the now-defunct Arthur Andersen accountancy firm, has signed a collaboration agreement with a Central American law firm that instantly will expand its presence to eight additional locations in six Central American countries, in addition to a new collaboration agreement with what it says is “one of the oldest, largest and most respected law firms in Slovenia”.

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Nine additional speakers added to DAUK Tax Day line-up

Nine additional speakers – including American Citizens Abroad's legal counsel Charles Bruce, Dunhill Financial's Brian Dunhill, and Waverton Investment Management director Andrew Vaughan-Payne – have been added to the line-up for the Democrats Abroad U.K.'s  first-ever "Tax Day" next month.

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IRS letter campaign puts cryptocurrency investors on notice

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has begun sending "educational letters" to U.S. taxpayers who have been engaging in "virtual currency transactions" and whom it says either "potentially failed to report income and pay the resulting tax" they were seen to owe on certain of these virtual currency transactions, or failed to "report their transactions properly." 

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Some tax quotations the IRS missed...

The IRS's collection of 15 tax quotations, wonderful as it is – as we noted yesterday – does miss a few classics that rank highly in our own collection.

There's Benjamin Franklin’s quote, for one thing, which is probably among the world's best-known tax quotations of all: “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” 

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Revealed: IRS’s sense of humor

As the countdown  continues to Tax Day in the U.S., on Monday, we thought it would be a good time to call attention to a rather quirky collection of tax quotations that we stumbled on, buried deep inside the IRS’s website.

Yup. For all its unflinching greediness, which seems to radiate from its very website at this time of year, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service would seem, on at least some level, to be aware of certain ironies, hypocrisies and even undeniably funny things that are fundamental to the business of taxing people...

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Bright!Tax comment: The candidates' tax plans, and their likely implications for expats

Bright!Tax comment: The candidates' tax plans, and their likely implications for expats

Nov. 3, the date of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, is two weeks and one day away. Many expats will have voted by now, but for those who haven't –...

Oct-19-2020