After several years of delays, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) finally took effect on July 1, 2014. Congress enacted FATCA as part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act in 2010 to stop U.S....more
New Regulations Address Some Concerns and Coordinate FATCA Rules with Other Reporting and Withholding Rules -
On February 20, 2014, the Department of the Treasury and the IRS issued a comprehensive set of final and...more
Over the past year, financial institutions have wrestled with the challenges presented by the U.S. Foreign Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Originally scheduled to take effect in 2013, the U.S. Treasury Department and IRS have...more
As part of 2010 legislation, Congress enacted section 871(m) of the Internal Revenue Code, which provides that payments made to foreign persons under specified notional principal contracts (“Specified NPCs”), securities...more
On October 29, 2013, the IRS issued Notice 2013-69 as the next step in implementing far-reaching legislation commonly known as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).
Congress enacted FATCA in 2010 as part of...more
On January 17, 2013, the Treasury Department and the IRS issued comprehensive final regulations implementing Sections 1471 through 1474 of the Internal Revenue Code (commonly known as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act,...more