Archive for April, 2014

Form W-8IMY Released

In one of the last forms to finish its FATCA facelift, the IRS has released a final version of Form W-8IMY. This form will continued to be used by intermediaries, foreign flow-throughs, and certain other entities as a withholding certificate to be completed and given to withholding agents. Similar to the also recently finalized Form […]

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New IGAs Added

The Partner Country Status page has been updated with the few IGAs that have been released over the past few weeks.  These include IGAs with the following countries: Finland (Model 1) Luxembourg (Model 1) Honduras (Model 1) Chile (Model 2) Please visit our Partner Country Status page for the text of these IGAs and the […]

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W-8BEN-E Released

At the end of March the IRS finally released the final version of the new W-8BEN-E.  This form has been much awaited as it will be used by foreign entities to provide withholding agents with needed information to properly comply with the tradition withholding rules plus new requirements implemented under FATCA.  It has been greatly […]

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