Solid Reasoning or Flimsy Excuse? When the Streamlined Filing Form 14653 / 14654 Narrative Makes Sense, and When it Means Trouble
In the right circumstances, joining the streamlined Filing Compliance program to report foreign financial accounts can be a quick and cost-effective way to become fully compliant with IRS requirements. But streamlined filings can be exceptionally risky. We take extra care to ensure that our clients understand the dangers that attend streamlined filings, and that both the letter and the spirt of the streamlined compliance program are fully honored. The key aspect being the form 14653 / 14654 narrative.