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Fiske & Company

Established in 1972, Fiske & Company is one of South Florida's most highly recommended CPA firms, and consistently ranked as one of the "Top 25 Litigation Support Accounting Firms" in the region. In addition to Forensic Accounting and Business Valuation, the firm also offers Tax and Audit, as well as financial consulting services to individuals & businesses. For over 40 years, award winning Fiske and Company accountants have served legal and financial professionals seeking expert advice & support on behalf of their clients in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and Palm Beach.

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FBAR & Form 8938 Alert!2015_flags

Do you have a foreign bank account, brokerage account, mutual fund, or trust account? All U.S. taxpayers, including U.S. entities, must report their interest in foreign financial accounts if the combined balance in the foreign accounts exceeds $10,000 during the tax year. This requirement also applies to U.S. taxpayers who have a signature authority over such an account, even if they do not own the assets. The Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) must be electronically filed with the IRS by June 30th following the tax year. No extensions are allowed! There has been a filing deferral for certain individuals with signature authority only to June 30, 2015.

Key Point: Form 8938 filing requirements (due April 15th) do not replace or otherwise affect a taxpayer’s requirement to file FBAR. The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is different from FBAR, but also targets tax non-compliance by U.S. taxpayers with foreign accounts.

The 2013 reporting requirement for Form 8938, due April 15, 2014, with your 1040, is separate from the reporting requirement for FBAR. An individual may have to file both forms, and stiff, separate penalties may apply for failure to file each form, even though there is some duplication. Click here for reporting thresholds, and to read the entire article.


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Fiske & Company is a proud member of the following organizations

CPA Associates International Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce AICPA Expert Resource Connection LLC Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Office Locations

  • Broward Office
    1000 S. Pine Island Road Suite 440
    Plantation, Florida 33324
  • Miami Office
    1395 Brickell Ave Suite 800
    Miami FL 33131
  • Boca Raton Office
    1200 N. Federal Highway Suite 200
    Boca Raton, FL 33432