Bank Leumi le-Israel
Выбор редакции
19 сентября 2013, 22:09

In Reversal, IRS Lets Secret Israeli Bank Account Owners Into Amnesty Program

Yesterday, as the Department of Justice was trumpeting its latest criminal case charging offshore tax evasion---this one against  billionaire Beanie Babies creator Ty Warner—the Internal Revenue Service was quietly faxing letters to lawyers for some other folks with once secret offshore accounts, informing them they would meet a happier fate. The letters are noteworthy because they represent an about face for the IRS. In the letters, the IRS readmitted to its criminal amnesty program several dozen former customers of Bank Leumi le-Israel Ltd.  that it had abruptly kicked out of the program last March, after they had been cleared to participate.