On Jan. 17, 2013, the U.S. Treasury Department and IRS released final regulations for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). FATCA was enacted into law on March 18, 2010, to address the U.S. government's perception of widespread tax evasion by U.S. taxpayers that hold investments offshore.
With an extensive, multidisciplinary team of professionals with both FATCA and industry-related experience, KPMG is distinctly positioned to help you achieve compliance by the effective dates while maintaining business as usual. Learn more about our services:
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FATCA poses significant business challenges to financial services organizations, especially foreign financial institutions (FFIs) and U.S. withholding agents (USWAs), and affects their business models.
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When FATCA comes fully into force, nonfinancial foreign enterprises (NFFEs) will also need to comply.
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