Tax information exchange and FATCA

Tax information exchange and FATCA guidance:

The exchange of information between HMRC and tax authorities in other territories is an essential tool in enabling authorities both to administer and enforce their own...

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The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) is a global standard under which participating jurisdictions agree to exchange information about financial accounts held by...

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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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What is the directive for administrative cooperation? The directive for administrative cooperation (DAC) (Directive 2011/16/EU) provides for wide-ranging exchange of...

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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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This Practice Note considers the application of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) to UK Trusts, as implemented in the UK by the International Tax Compliance...

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This Practice Note provides a broad overview of the application of Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) to employee incentive arrangements in the UK. After a brief...

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This practice note provides a broad overview of the application of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) to fund structures in the UK. Where this note refers to...

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This Practice Note provides a broad overview of the application of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) to loan agreements in the United Kingdom (UK). For a...

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At a very high level, certain provisions of the US Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the Code), commonly known as FATCA, seek to encourage foreign (ie non-US)...

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Background to FATCA FATCA is so-called because it derives from the Foreign Account Tax Compliance provisions in Subtitle A of Title V (offset Provisions) of the United...

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This Practice Note provides a broad overview of: • the Intergovernmental Agreement between the UK and the US to improve international tax compliance and to implement...

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This Practice Note provides a brief introduction to Tax Information Exchange Agreements (TIEAs). For guidance on the OECD's Multilateral Convention on Mutual...

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This tax 'tracker' tool displays the current status of both US FATCA and UK FATCA intergovernmental agreements (IGA). The tracker is split into five parts: • US...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)’s Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative...

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What are the CDOT agreements? The UK entered into agreements with its three Crown Dependencies (CDs) (Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man), together with its Overseas...

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Contained within the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (HIRE Act), the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) has three core elements: • enhanced due...

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The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) has three core elements: • enhanced due diligence • broader information reporting, and • a potential withholding tax on US...

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The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (the HIRE Act) include provisions that give the US Internal Revenue Service (the IRS) administrative tools to: • detect,...

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On 18 March 2010, the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (the HIRE Act) was signed into law. The provisions of the HIRE Act that address foreign account tax...

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The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) has three core elements: • enhanced due diligence • broader information reporting, and • a potential withholding tax on US...

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