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Reporting Requirements for U.S. Owners and Grantors of Foreign Trusts
Posted on 18 Dec 2012 by Diane L. Mutolo

The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act ("the HIRE Act"), signed into law by President Obama on March 18, 2010, amended and added provisions of the Internal Revenue Code with the aim of increasing foreign account tax compliance. The... Read More

More FATCA Reporting Requirements Guidance for FFIs
Posted on 10 May 2011 by Neil Aragones

In April, the IRS issued Notice 2011-34, modifying and supplementing initial guidance provided by Notice 2010-60 on the future reporting, documentation, and withholding requirements for foreign financial institutions (FFIs) that have U.S. accounts. Notice... Read More

Reporting Obligations of U.S. Beneficiaries of Foreign Trusts and New Form 8938
Posted on 18 Dec 2012 by Diane L. Mutolo

In 2010, Congress enacted the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) as part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act ("the HIRE Act"), and the legislation amended the Internal Revenue Code with the goal of increasing foreign account... Read More

HIRE Act: FATCA Provisions Affect Rules Governing Foreign Trusts and Reporting Requirements
Posted on 20 Apr 2010 by Christensen, Kruse, Moore, Stone

On March 18, 2010, President Obama signed into law H.R. 2847, the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (HIRE). HIRE targets job creation by providing tax incentives, such as business credits to companies for newly hired employees. The offset... Read More

New Jobs Bill's Tax Provisons Favor Employers
Posted on 25 Mar 2010 by Patricia Hughes Mills, J.D., L.L.M.

Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act ("HIRE" Act) tax provisions include a payroll tax holiday for employees hired in 2010, along with an employer tax credit if those employees are retained for a year. HIRE also increases business assets... Read More