August 24, 2009 - Phil Hodgen

Process morphs (again) for amnesty program

I’m back from a week at the beach. That’s the reason for the radio silence here. Now back to our regularly scheduled program and updates about the voluntary disclosure program for undisclosed foreign bank accounts.

Here’s the latest change to procedure that we see: send the original Power of Attorney (Form 2848) (warning: PDF) to the Criminal Investigations office where your amnesty file is pending.

Up to now we’ve been happily faxing this form to the IRS (that’s soooo Last Century Technology) then chatting up a storm with the assigned Special Agent. Now we’re back to 18th Century technology — put a piece of paper in an envelope and give it to the U.S. Postal Service.

Voluntary Disclosure