What is the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program?
Posted in Offshore Account Update on March 31, 2017
Individuals who own offshore bank accounts or who have signature authority over offshore bank accounts have certain reporting requirements. When an individual with any kind of offshore accounts is required to file disclosure forms and fails to do so, civil and criminal penalties could be imposed as a result of this failure. The Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) was designed to allow accountholders to come forward and admit to past failures to submit required disclosures while avoiding criminal penalties and limiting civil fines.Read More