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FBAR Extensions: Not for everyone

FBAR Clarification October 15, 2020   An October 14, 2020 posting on the BSA E-Filing website implied a filing extension for all Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) filers until December 31, 2020. The extension until December 31, 2020 is only available for victims of recent natural disasters: Link: FinCEN FBAR Relief […]

FinCEN provides more FBAR relief

FinCEN Provides FBAR Relief to Victims of Recent Natural Disasters Filers Have Until December 31, 2020 to File The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced today that victims of the California Wildfires, the Iowa Derecho, Hurricane Laura, the Oregon Wildfires, and Hurricane Sally have until December 31, 2020, to file Reports of Foreign […]

FinCEN further extends FBAR filings deadline

FBAR Filing Requirement for Certain Financial Professionals FinCEN Notice 2019-1 Extended Filing Date Related to Notice 2018-1 The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is announcing a further extension of time for certain Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) filings in light of the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) […]

So we’re all clear here…

FinCEN Clarifies FBAR Due Date for Calendar Year 2017   The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) reminds filers that the annual due date for filing the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Account forms (FBARs) is April 15. The FBAR filing deadline follows the Federal income tax due date guidance, which notes […]

FinCEN extends FBAR filing deadline for some…

FBAR Filing Requirement for Certain Financial Professionals FinCEN Notice 2017-1 Extended Filing Date Related to Notice 2016-1 The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is announcing a further extension of time for certain Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) filings in light of the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) […]

More Natural Disasters = More FBAR Relief from FinCEN

FinCEN Provides FBAR Relief to Victims of the California Wildfires; Parts of California Now Eligible; Extension Filers Have Until January 31, 2018 to File  WASHINGTON –– FinCEN announced today that California wildfire victims in affected areas of California have until January 31, 2018, to file their Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts […]

FinCEN extends hurricane-related FBAR relief

FinCEN Provides FBAR-Filing Relief to Victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria   The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has updated two previous notices regarding FBAR-filing relief to victims of the recent hurricanes. Extension filers have until January 31, 2018 to file.    FinCEN has updated the notice below (issued September 7, […]

The US Government is not totally heartless

  Notice September 12, 2017 FinCEN Provides FBAR Relief to Victims of Hurricane Irma; Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Parts of Florida Now Eligible; Extension Filers Have Until January 31, 2018 to File WASHINGTON –– FinCEN announced today that Hurricane Irma victims in affected areas of the U.S. Virgin Islands, […]