September 21, 2009
BLOOMBERG, AP AND NY TIMES CLAIM IRS HAS EXTENDED OFFSHORE VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE PROGRAM UNTIL 10/15/09
Though not yet confirmed in writing by the IRS, Bloomberg, the NY Times and AP have all released stories that the IRS has extended the IRS Voluntary Offshore Disclosure Program deadline for apply to October 15, 2009. The final application date was previously September 23, 2009. The IRS stated that it has already received 3,000 applications whereas in all of 2008 it only received 80 disclosure filings.