Brown Bag Lunch Examines Unreported Foreign Accounts

Sunday, April 3, 2011 - 01:00

In a brown bag luncheon on Wednesday, April 20, the Bar Association of San Francisco will examine Unreported Foreign Accounts and Trusts - the IRS's program for unreported accounts and trusts, Amnesty 2011. It will run from noon to 1:45 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco.

Keith E. Pershall, LL.M., is an attorney whose practice focuses primarily on international tax and business matters. He represents several clients in both the IRS's 2009 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program and the IRS's 2011 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative (OVDI). He will provide a roadmap through OVDI, which was announced in February 2011 and ends August 31, 2011, covering the following topics: what is forgiven and what isn't; what are the penalties; the risks of participation - surprises and war stories from 2009; risks of nonparticipation; and how to participate.

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