Understanding Beneficial Ownership Certification General

To help fight financial crime and terrorist financing, the U.S. Government passed a new regulation making it mandatory for financial institutions to collect information on beneficial owners of legal entity clients. This regulation was enacted to provide greater transparency into company structures where the people behind the structure may be hidden, and to better protect the U.S. financial system. Read more

IRS Bulletin on Tax Fraud: Email Phishing Combines W-2 Theft and Wire Fraud Account Security > Security Notices

February 9, 2018 | The Internal Revenue Service has issued an advisory bulletin to all tax professionals, employers, and other tax payers about tax form related phishing campaigns, including several new variations that combine W-2 scams with business email compromise (BEC) and wire transfer fraud. Read more