United States Embassy San Jose
Message for U.S. Citizens: Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Webinar on Reporting Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts to be Held on June 4, 2014
May 28, 2014
The IRS is hosting an Internal Revenue Service Webinar on Reporting of Foreign Financial Accounts on the Electronic FBAR (Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts Reporting) on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. Information for filers about the filing requirement is available on the IRS website: IRS Reminds Those with Foreign Assets of U.S. Tax Obligations.
Date: June 4, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm (MT)
Location: Your Office or Home
Contact: SB/SE Webinars; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Information: This FREE one-hour broadcast is for:
•All Tax Professionals
•FBAR legal authorities
•FBAR mandatory e-filing overview
•Using FinCEN Form 114; and Form 114a
•FBAR filing requirements
•FBAR filing exceptions
•Special filing rules
•Live Q&A session with Subject Matter Experts
We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Costa Rica enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at http://travel.state.gov. STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. consulate to contact you in an emergency. If you don’t have Internet access, enroll directly with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.
Regularly monitor the State Department's website, where you can find current Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Worldwide Caution. Read the Country Specific Information for Costa Rica. For additional information, refer to “A Safe Trip Abroad” on the State Department’s website.
Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate for up-to-date information on travel restrictions. You can also call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries. These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays). Follow us on Twitter and Facebook, and download our free Smart Traveler iPhone App to have travel information at your fingertips.
The U.S. Embassy in San Jose is located at Av. O Calle 120, Rohrmoser. If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the U.S. Embassy is 2519-2000.