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FATCA Withholding Compliance

Editor's Note: The following is an excerpt from Chapter 11 of the LexisNexis® Guide to FATCA Compliance * by William Byrnes and Robert Munro. The title is now shipping to customers world-wide. SUMMARY Importance of the Income Source In cross-border transactions, the U.S. tax system,...

IRS' FATCA Registration System

By Professor William Byrnes , - co-author of LexisNexis® Guide to FATCA Compliance ; co-author of Foreign Tax & Trade Briefs FATCA Registration Portal Open for Business F ATCA requires that FFIs, through a responsible officer (a.k.a. “FATCA compliance officer”), make regular...

FATCA Expanded Affiliated Groups (EAGs) by Country -- FFIs

By Prof. William H. Byrnes IV and Haydon Perryman * Foreign financial institutions (FFIs), along with their branches and affiliates, are defined as an "expanded affiliated group." There are 3,778 Lead Entities of EAGs among the approximately 88,000 FFI registrations from 250 countries.....