[IMGCAP(1)]The Internal Revenue Service is encouraging taxpayers with previously undeclared foreign bank accounts to enter into its Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, but there are now choices between a new streamlined version of the OVDP and the regular program that will require careful consideration and advice from practitioners.

Since March 26, 2009 there have been more than 43,000 voluntary disclosures from persons paying over $6 billion in a combination of back taxes, interest and penalties.

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