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Entries in Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (3)

Tuesday
Nov112014

It's not hard: How the G20 can jumpstart ‘beneficial ownership’ disclosure

Transparency International's open letter to the G20 leaders requiring transparency of ownership ought really to be pushing at an open door. Particularly so, in the light of the Financial Action Task Force's Recommendations 24 and 25 (published in 2003 and updated in 2012) which require member countries to ensure that accessible information can be obtained and exchanged on beneficial ownership of legal persons and trusts/arrangements.

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Tuesday
Jun032014

More than 77,000 foreign banks will share tax info with IRS 

More than 77,000 foreign banks and other financial institutions agreed to share information about U.S. account holders with the Internal Revenue Service as part of a crackdown on offshore tax evasion, the Treasury Department said Monday.

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Tuesday
May062014

IRS delays full FATCA enforcement

The Internal Revenue Service won't fully enforce FATCA -- the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act -- in July 2014 as originally planned but will wait until 2015.

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