Archive for December, 2013

Six More IGAs to Finish Out Year

The Treasury Department has been busy wrapping up some additional Intergovernmental Agreements before year-end.  The following IGAs have been finalized: Jersey Isle of Man Guernsey Netherlands (excludes Aruba, Curacao, and Sint Maarten) Malta Bermuda These 6 represent a 50% increase in the total IGAs finalized and brings the total to 18.  A number of EU […]

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New IRS Annoucement on FATCA Portal

The IRS released Annoucement 2014-1 that relates to users of the FATCA registration portal.  It reminds FIs that the portal was made available August 19, 2013 and that all information entered into the system has been saved.  Additionally, access to the site will be restricted on December 21 and 31 as the site will undergo end-of-year […]

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