Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Texas Couple Who Owes $4M in an FBAR Dispute Offers IRS Different Accounts for Garnishment

According to Law360, a couple will allow the government to garnish a different set of financial accounts in a dispute over whether they owe more than $4 million for failing to report their foreign accounts, according to filings with a Texas federal court. The case is U.S. v. Gerald P. Foox and Carol A. Foox, case number 6:22-cv-00048, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texa

Gerald and Carol Foox consent to the government's application for a writ of garnishment over accounts they own or control at six banks, according to the application, filed Friday with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Writs Were Placed On Three Financial Accounts That
Contain Securities And Stocks That Fluctuate In Value Or
Are The Fooxes' Everyday Accounts. 

The Couple Wishes To Substitute Them
With The Accounts At The Six Banks,
 The Government Said.

The couple has been accused of failing to submit reports of foreign bank and financial accounts they held in Israel, New Zealand and South Africa for tax years 2011 through 2015.

The Fooxes each owe $2.1 million in penalties, penalty assessments and interest as of May, plus late payment penalties, collection costs and interest, the government said.

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