Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)

Meeting compliance - FATCA

Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)

FATCA requires US taxpayers holding over $200,000 in foreign financial assets to report information on those assets to the IRS.

In addition, it requires financial institutions outside the US to report directly to the IRS information about financial accounts held by US taxpayers, or by foreign entities in which US taxpayers have a substantial interest.

This puts a real burden on the institutions to ensure that they are not inadvertently missing people who should be filing the relevant tax reports under FATCA.

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