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February 8, 2012: Proposed Regulations

Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)


On February 8, 2012, the U.S. Treasury Department released proposed regulations on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ("FATCA"). With the release of proposed guidance, Deloitte’s multidisciplinary FATCA team has been focused on helping clients assess new or amended organizational impacts and implications as well as leading the way toward FATCA compliance.

Read the IRS news release and IRS proposed regulations. In addition, the U.S. Treasury Department released a Joint Statement of Intergovernmental Approach to Improving International Tax Compliance.

The path forward: A practical guide for analyzing and implementing the newly proposed Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Regulations. The report provides a deeper look into the potential implications the proposed FATCA regulation may have on financial institutions, along with the strategies and policies they can employ to efficiently achieve compliance.

Six takeaways from proposed FATCA rules issued by the U.S. Treasury Department and IRS. Here are six essential points to consider of the nearly 400 pages of proposed regulations that detail the plans to implement FATCA.

Proposed regulations and joint international statement issued on FATCA tax compliance. The article examines some of the ways in which the proposed regulations and the Joint Statement break new ground.

Full articles are available for download. For more information please contact a FATCA Leader or click here.


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