¿Qué se está haciendo para mejorar la comunicación con los Usuarios de los Sistemas de FATCA y QI que NO Son Estadounidenses?

September 2020

En noviembre de 2019, el Consejo Asesor del Servicio de Impuestos Internos (“IRSAC”) publicó su Informe Público. El propósito de IRSAC es servir como un cuerpo asesor del Comisionado del IRS y organizar un foro público entre los funcionarios del

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What is being done to improve the Communication with Non-U.S. Users of FATCA and QI Systems?

September 2020

On November, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) published its Public Report.  The purpose of IRSAC is to serve as an advisory body to the Commissioner of the IRS and to organize a public forum between IRS officials

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Is the “FinCEN Query” a Gateway to Convergence?

September 2020

FinCEN’s (a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury) primary purpose is  protecting the financial system from illicit use, combating money laundering, and promoting national security through the collection, analysis, and dissemination of financial intelligence and the strategic use

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¿Es el FinCEN “Query” la Puerta de Entrada a la Convergencia?

September 2020

FinCEN es una oficina del Departamento del Tesoro de los EE. UU. Su propósito principal es proteger el sistema financiero del uso ilícito, combatir el lavado de dinero y promover la seguridad nacional a través de la recopilación, análisis y

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Are Financial Institutions Creating a Corporate Governance Strategy to handle to End of Libor?

August 2020

The London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) expires at the end of 2021.  Used since the early 1980s, LIBOR is the most referenced global short-term interest rate, and a “standard benchmark”.  It is the pricing benchmark for an estimated $350 Trillion

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¿Tiene su Consultor Externo de FATCA la Experiencia para Interpretar el Complejo Código Fiscal de los EE.UU.?

August 2020

Las Instituciones Financieras Extranjeras (FFI) tienen múltiples responsabilidades de cumplimiento de reportaje de FATCA y enfrentan la posibilidad de sanciones por no cumplir. Comprender e interpretar más de 1,000 páginas de regulaciones de FATCA requiere una comprensión subyacente de sus

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Treasury and IRS are Aiming to Provide Greater Clarity on International Tax Reporting

August 2020

On July 14, 2020, the US Treasury Department and the IRS released a proposed redesigned partnership form for tax year 2021 (filing season 2022). The two proposed forms SCHEDULE K-2 (Form 1065) and Schedule K-3 (Form 1065) are designed to

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U.S. Financial Institutions and FATCA

August 2020

Little is written regarding FATCA and U.S. Financial Institutions (FI).  That said, U.S. FIs have FATCA responsibilities.  In the absence of permitted exceptions, FATCA requires U.S. FIs that make payments of most types of U.S. source withholdable income to non-U.S.

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Does your Third-Party FATCA Consultant have the experience to interpret the complex US Tax Code?

July 2020

Foreign Financial Institutions (FFIs) have multiple FATCA reporting compliance responsibilities and face the possibility of penalties for not complying.  Understanding and interpreting more than 1,000 pages of FATCA regulations requires an underlying comprehension of their words (a new vocabulary) and

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Las Instituciones Financieras ya no Pueden Permitirse Sub-Financiar la Contratación y la Capacitación del Cumplimiento

June 2020

La pandemia del Covid-19 y la reducción de la actividad económica que la acompaña ha sido una justificación para que las Instituciones Financieras (IF) vuelvan a analizar sus presupuestos para la capacitación y educación sobre el cumplimiento. Las IF, así

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The “Affidavit” in the IRS Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures is a Key Component

June 2020

Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures (Streamlined) is one of the options available for US Taxpayers with unreported foreign financial assets and income.  The intention of the program is to provide non-willful uncompliant Taxpayers with a less stressful path toward recovering compliant

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The OVDP is now the VDP

June 2020

There was and IRS termination of the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) on September 28, 2018. On November 20, 2018, following the OVDP notice of termination, there was a release of a Memorandum announcing the Voluntary Disclosure Practice. On May

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