FATCA Provisions in the HIRE Act (H.R. 2847)

New Reporting Requirements, Penalties for Foreign Financial Institutions, Account Holders H.R. 2847, the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act, signed into law on March 18th, mandates 30 percent tax withholding on payments to foreign financial institutions (FFIs) that fail to comply with...

FATCA Provisions in the HIRE Act (H.R. 2847)

New Reporting Requirements, Penalties for Foreign Financial Institutions, Account Holders H.R. 2847, the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act, signed into law on March 18th, mandates 30 percent tax withholding on payments to foreign financial institutions (FFIs) that fail to comply with...

HIRE Act Focuses on Disclosure and Reporting by Foreign Financial Institutions

H.R. 2847, the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (HIRE), was signed into law on March 18. This law contains provisions previously included in proposed legislation in the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2009 (H.R. 3933, S. 1934), known as FATCA. FATCA FATCA is intended to create transparency...

HIRE Act Focuses on Disclosure and Reporting by Foreign Financial Institutions

H.R. 2847, the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (HIRE), was signed into law on March 18. This law contains provisions previously included in proposed legislation in the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2009 (H.R. 3933, S. 1934), known as FATCA. FATCA FATCA is intended to create...

FATCA Imposes Burdens on NFFEs

by Lawrence A. Kogan* The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2010 (FATCA) and its regs impose certain information gathering, reporting and withholding requirements on nonfinancial foreign entities (NFEEs) operated by U.S. taxpayers overseas. In part, FATCA is intended to address difficulties that...

FATCA Imposes Burdens on NFFEs

by Lawrence A. Kogan* The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2010 (FATCA) and its regs impose certain information gathering, reporting and withholding requirements on nonfinancial foreign entities (NFEEs) operated by U.S. taxpayers overseas. In part, FATCA is intended to address difficulties that...

FATCA Regs Expand Deemed-Compliant FFIs

The final Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) regulations, issued on January 28, 2013, expand the categories of foreign financial institutions (FFIs) that are deemed to be in compliance with FATCA. In general, under FATCA, U.S. withholding agents are required to withhold tax on certain payments...