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J.P. Morgan Chase Hit For $461M For Madoff-Related Bank Secrecy Act Violations


The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)  today fined J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. $461 million for willfully violating the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) by failing to report suspicious transactions arising out of Bernard L. Madoff’s decades-long, multi-billion dollar fraudulent investment … Continue reading

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IRS Shares Procedures To Seek Tax-Exemption Reinstatement For Non-Filers


Tax-exempt organizations that fail to file required returns on a timely basis risk losing their tax exemption under Section 6033(j) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). Revenue Procedure 2014-11 provides potential opportunities for reinstatement through timely and appropriate action.  It … Continue reading

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IRS Reminds Financial Institutions About Foreign Account Reporting Requirements


Financial institutions creating accounts and entering registration information on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) FATCA registration website about certain steps that they will need to take on or after January 1, 2014 — as originally announced in IRS Notice 2013-43. Announcement 2014-1 reminds financial institutions to act to meet the requirements and also provides general information concerning anticipated publication dates of final qualified intermediary (QI), withholding foreign partnership (WP), and withholding foreign trust agreements (WT). Continue reading

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