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Doctor Found Guilty of Maintaining Undisclosed Offshore Financial Accounts at HSBC

Offshore Updates

Posted in on August 24, 2012

Arvind Ahuja, a prominent neurosurgeon in Milwaukee, was recently convicted by a federal court on one count of filing a false 2009 individual income tax return and one count of failing to file a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR). Mr. Ahuja maintained his undisclosed offshore accounts through HSBC in both India and the Bailiwick of Jersey.

The criminal penalty for filling a false tax return can carry a sentence of up to three years imprisonment in addition to a maximum sentence of ten years for failure to file an FBAR. These criminal penalties are not inclusive of any civil penalties that may also be assessed against the taxpayer.

The attorneys at Thorn Law Group have experience in assisting U.S. taxpayers into compliance through the IRS Amnesty Program. If you have an undisclosed offshore account contact Thorn Law Group now before it's too late!

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