Skip to Main Content
 

Dianne Mehany and Zhanna Ziering Talk to CNS Business: There's No Hiding from Uncle Sam

March 13, 2015, CNS Business

Caplin & Drysdale's Dianne C. Mehany and Zhanna A. Ziering were profiled in an article by CNS Business regarding a free seminar they hosted for U.S. citizens and green card holders residing in the Cayman Islands.  Ms. Mehany and Ms. Ziering discussed the legal aspects of U.S. tax filing and reporting requirements under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, and the Streamlined Filing Compliance Program.  For the complete article, please visit CNS Business' website.

Excerpt taken from the article.

"Cayman signed an intergovernmental agreement, IGA, with the United States agreeing to cooperate with FATCA and that information sharing will begin this year and the information will be received by the US and people should take action now to come into compliance," said Caplin & Drysdale attorney, Dianne Mehany.

"It's becoming harder and harder to hide and you really want to be ahead of the situation. You don't want the IRS knocking on your door. There are options for you to come forward and come into compliance now before they come to you because once they come to you, it's a very different conversation," added Caplin & Drysdale attorney, Zhanna Ziering.

________________________________________________

About Caplin & Drysdale
Having celebrated our 50th Anniversary in 2014, Caplin & Drysdale continues to be a leading provider of tax, tax controversy, and litigation legal services to corporations, individuals, and nonprofits throughout the United States and around the world. We are also privileged to serve as legal advisors to accounting firms, financial institutions, law firms, and other professional services organizations.

The firm's reputation over the years has earned us the trust and respect of clients, industry peers, and government agencies. Moreover, clients rely on our broad knowledge of the law and our keen insights into their business concerns and personal interests. Our lawyers' strong tactical and problem-solving skills - combined with substantial experience handling a variety of complex, high stakes, matters in a boutique environment - make us one the nation's most distinctive law firms.

With offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., Caplin & Drysdale's core practice areas include:

-Bankruptcy
-Business, Investment & Transactional Tax
-Complex Litigation
-Corporate Law
-Employee Benefits
-Exempt Organizations
-International Tax
-Political Law
-Private Client
-Tax Controversies
-Tax Litigation
-White Collar Defense

For more information, please visit us at www.caplindrysdale.com.

Washington, DC Office:
One Thomas Circle, NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
202.862.5000
        New York, NY Office:
600 Lexington Avenue
21st Floor 
New York, NY 10022
212.379.6000

___________________________

Disclaimer
This communication does not provide legal advice, nor does it create an attorney-client relationship with you or any other reader. If you require legal guidance in any specific situation, you should engage a qualified lawyer for that purpose. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Attorney Advertising
It is possible that under the laws, rules, or regulations of certain jurisdictions, this may be construed as an advertisement or solicitation.

© 2017 Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
All Rights Reserved.