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Massachusetts Early Mediation Program

Massachusetts Early Mediation Program

Due to its early success, Massachusetts State Revenue Commissioner declared that the Department of Revenue’s one year-old early mediation program is expanding to more taxpayers for 2014. The early mediation program allows for both the taxpayer and DOR to settle their case through a mediation process rather than traditional appeals or litigation processes. The tax … Read More

FATCA Compliance Updated by IRS Notice 2013-69

IRS Notice 2013-69 provides new guidance for foreign financial institutions (FFIs) that sign an FFI agreement with the IRS for compliance under FATCA (the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act). Notice 2013-69 also includes guidance for FFIs that are treated as reporting financial institutions under an applicable Model 2 intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between the United States … Read More