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2009 Sept # – Sardar

 
Michael Sardar
The FBAR and the Fifth Amendment
Journal of Taxation 111:3 (Sept 2009) 180-182

http://kflaw.com/siteFiles/News/CB57945AC0416166BE419E9BA82D77B9.PDF

10 footnotes. Sardar concludes: “It appears that in certain circumstances a taxpayer can make a persuasive argument — distinguishing the Sixth Circuit’s decision in Sturman on the grounds discussed above — that the filing of an FBAR would amount to self-incrimination in violation of the Fifth Amendment, and that the failure to file an FBAR is therefore justified.”
 

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1 September 2009 at 6:00 am