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Retroactive Relief Options for International Tax Compliance Errors


Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.5 hours

Recorded DateApril 19, 2021
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaTaxes
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

Practitioners representing clients with international holdings or activities often find issues when reviewing a client’s compliance history. Fortunately, given the complexity of global reporting, the Internal Revenue Service provides many options for rectifying a client’s previous international tax issues—with significant recent revisions to program options. 

This webinar will detail common circumstances where retroactive issues arise and penalties associated with the same. The webinar will then detail historical and current disclosure options for prior failures, including the Streamlined Domestic Offshore Procedures, Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures, Delinquent International Information Return Submission Procedures, Delinquent FBAR Submission Procedures, and the services modified Voluntary Disclosure Program.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify common circumstances where retroactive issues arise

  • Identify historical and current disclosure options for prior failures

  • List multiple international IRS procedures and programs

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Patrick is a partner with Culhane Meadows, a national law firm with a prominent international area practice. Patrick practices exclusively in the area of international taxation. He has extensive experience handling complex tax planning, structuring, and compliance issues for foreign businesses with United States operations, United States businesses with foreign operations, and individual taxpayers with international ties. Patrick regularly works with advisors both in the United States and abroad to assist with their clients’ international tax issues.

Patrick is a prolific contributor to many international tax journals, including Tax Notes and the Journal Of International Taxation. He is an active speaker and panelist for national seminars and webinars, including regularly scheduled presentations with on various international tax topics. Patrick holds a Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University Law School and an LL.M. from New York University School of Law.  His bar admissions include Pennsylvania, Florida, New Jersey, and Georgia.

Each year from 2016-2019, Patrick has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star. Finance Monthly, a United Kingdom-based publication named Patrick Estate Planning Lawyer of the Year (United States) for 2017 and 2018. Patrick and his wife reside in Phoenixville, PA.


About Our Presenter

Culhane Meadows is proudly shaking up the legal marketplace by offering exceptional, yet highly-efficient and cost-effective, client services provided exclusively by partner-level attorneys with substantial experience from large law firms or in-house legal departments of respected corporations.