US Treasury extends FBAR foreign account deadline after error

Pedro Gonçalves
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The US Department of the Treasury has been forced to push back the filing deadline for all taxpayers' foreign bank account reports (FBARs) for the 2019 tax year, from 14 October to 31 October 2020, due to an administrative error.  FinCEN, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network unit of the Treasury Department that handles millions of FBAR reports on foreign bank accounts, posted a notice to its website saying that this year's deadline to e-file calendar year 2019 FBARs on the Bank Secrecy...

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