Undisclosed UBS Account Holder Pleads Guilty to WillfulnessOffshore Account Update, UBS / HSBC
Posted in on July 10, 2011
Arthur Joel Eisenberg, an undisclosed offshore account holder with Swiss bank UBS, pled guilty in a federal court in Seattle, Washington. Eisenberg was charged of willfully filing a false tax return as well as failing to disclose that he had a financial interest in an offshore account. He paid a $2.1 million penalty for failing to file a FBAR; in addition to incarceration and future probation.
Undisclosed account holders are urged to come forward before the government brings either civil audits or criminal charges against them which can result in significant financial penalties and the possibility of incarceration.
Immediate action and experienced tax law representation is necessary. Experienced tax counsel will be able to best represent your interests to avoid criminal charges and in reducing civil monetary penalties.
The attorneys at Thorn Law Group have experience in assisting U.S. taxpayers into compliance through voluntary disclosure. If you have an undisclosed offshore account contact Thorn Law Group today.