Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

The IRS's Weak Tea

Questions abound on the functioning of the IRS's Fatca compliance systems and identification lists

Fatca: The End of the Beginning

Practitioners have spent many months preparing for key aspects of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act that come into effect this week. But few will be able to breathe a sigh of relief when the US anti-tax evasion measure goes live, as similar…

LEI's Big Payoff

While the legal entity identifier is starting to produce value for data management operations, Fatca and BCBS 239 could follow suit in similar fashion

Shouldering Fatca Responsibility

The industry has the pieces necessary for effective systems and operations to comply with the US foreign tax withholding rules, but must figure out how to put them all together as the July 1 deadline nears

OFR's Reed Sheds Light on LEI's Omission from Fatca

Matthew Reed, of the Office of Financial Research and Regulatory Oversight Committee of the legal entity identifier project, says the LEI was not ready when the Internal Revenue Service made key decisions about Fatca, but suggests it will be added in the…

Taxed By Collection

Fatca regulation tax withholding is almost here, and industry experts outlined the burden firms are preparing to bear in a recent SIX Financial Information-sponsored discussion. Michael Shashoua reports on the data considerations and methods raised

IRS Fills In Fatca Details

The US Internal Revenue Service has issued a final form for filing under the foreign tax withholding regulation, completed more agreements with foreign entities to enforce the rules and extended a key registration deadline to April 12

Fatca's Endgame

Firms are thinking about the ways and means of complying with Fatca foreign tax withholding rules, even with incomplete guidance and preparation, as a key July 1 deadline approaches

Fatca Fatigue Increasing, Experts Say

Banks getting tired of incomplete information and spiralling costs of Fatca, experts on the regulation told attendees at an event organized by Inside Reference Data and SIX Financial Information

Entities and Data at Fatca's Crossroads

Heading into 2014, registration systems for compliance with the US foreign accounts tax law are ramping up, and the specifics of how Fatca will govern are starting to be filled in. Michael Shashoua surveys the remaining knowns and unknowns

Fatca Fault Lines

The financial services industry is asking for more specificity from US Fatca foreign tax collection rules, even as some in the industry say they're not moving quickly enough to meet mandated deadlines

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