FBAR Issues

Unfiled FBAR Returns?
FBAR Audit Issues?
Questions about OVDI Amnesty?
Just need FBAR tax advice?

We are FBAR and OVDI specialists!

The Law Offices of Maynard & Hogan has been repeatedly
designated as Among Silicon Valley's Top Tax Attorneys*

What should you do if you did not file a required FBAR form on time?

Should you file for Amnesty under one of the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Programs offered by the IRS? Or would you be better off doing a “Quiet Disclosure?” Some people are pushing the “Streamlined” procedure with minimal penalties. But will you qualify under any of the Amnesty Programs? And should you apply for amnesty when your request for OVDI or Streamlined amnesty status is always discretionary? There is no easy answer to any of these questions and the answer is different for different circumstances. There is no question that considerable risk is inherent in any decision that you make about late or unfiled FBARS.

Let us help you make the decision about how to approach your FBAR problem!

The new Streamlined program is underway. Should you opt for the original amnesty program or the Streamlined program? Or are you better off with another approach? Other options are still available to resolve FBAR violations. Our Santa Clara Valley law firm has been helping San Jose area taxpayers solve all of their tax problems for over 30 years. Our broad ranging experience in tax law gives us a rare perspective and unequalled experience in both the civil penalties and the criminal implications of FBAR violations.

If you want honest advice from an experienced tax attorney on one of the most serious tax violations in modern times, come see us! We won't try to scare you, we just want to help. Our firm has handled and solved many other cases like yours. We offer personalized FBAR help at reasonable rates. Our firm has the skills and experience to really solve your FBAR problem with the least potential risk of criminal prosecution and civil penalties.

Special Discounted Flat Rate Initial Consultation
For One Full Hour**

We offer a special reduced rate initial consultation for all new clients, so you can meet us and decide if our experience and recommendations are what you need. Come meet with us. Unlike most firms, we will give you our honest assessment and practical legal advice at the first meeting. We don't just listen and tell you that you need professional help! We give you the advice you need to decide how you should proceed in order to solve the problem.

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1151 Minnesota Ave.
San Jose, CA 95125
(408) 293-8500
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Qualifications and Experience of Our Lawyers

Our qualifications include:
  1. Long term experience in Voluntary Disclosure, FBAR and OVDI issues.
  2. Advice concerning IRS and FTB criminal investigation policies and procedures.
  3. Special skills in dealing with OVERDUE TAX DEBTS!
  4. 31 years of practical experience solving Foreign Reporting Tax Problems.
  5. Founding attorney has specialized degree in Tax Law from the best Tax Law School in the country - LL.M. (Taxation) conferred by New York University.
  6. 31 years of local experience dealing with the IRS, FTB, SBE and other tax agency personnel in our area. We are familiar with the local customs and practices within the local offices, as well as the National Standards and procedures.
  7. Extensive experience in FBAR issues currently being raised.
  8. Our many years of courtroom experience helps us to counsel you to avoid problems, so your issues may never end up before a judge.
  9. Longtime experience with Compromise of Tax Liabilities.
  10. 31 Years Experience Abating Tax Penalties and Interest.

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The Law Offices of Maynard & Hogan represents clients throughout Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda and Santa Cruz Counties.

  • *Independent surveys conducted by San Jose Magazine. Separate surveys compiled of clients and of Silicon Valley attorneys.
  • **Not valid for existing clients or for previous consultations. Discount applies to initial consultation (up to one hour). Please ask about rates for consultations exceeding one hour.
  • ***Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

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Founded in 1979, The Law Offices of Maynard & Hogan specializes in Tax Law and Family Law. We handle virtually every aspect of these specialty areas, and we are equally adept at negotiating settlements as succeeding at trial.

Firm Philosophy

We are committed to a strong yet realistic representation of our clients' interests using our knowledge, judgment, negotiating and counseling abilities, litigation and interpersonal skills. We typically work harder than our adversaries in order to achieve a fair and just result. We believe that these traits and the hard work associated with them are necessary to make our practice responsive to the needs of our clients and individually rewarding. Responsiveness to client needs, individual client attention and producing a high-quality work product are the cornerstones of our practice.

We believe that the firm size, while offering broad expertise, allows us to provide our clients with individual attention, and thus ensures a better working relationship and greater quality control in every matter.

Named as among the Top Attorneys in Silicon Valley

Year after year, San Jose Magazine has repeatedly named Douglas Scott Maynard and Moira A. Hogan as among the Top Attorneys in Silicon Valley. Mr. Maynard, Ms. Hogan and the firm have consistently received this honor in separate polls and queries both of opposing attorneys and of clients. These polls and queries were independently conducted by the magazine.

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