Time is running out for the 2014 Form W-8BEN-E

Time is running out for the 2014 Form W-8BEN-E

Back in April, the IRS issued a revised version of Form W-8BEN-E, which is used by non-US entities to report (among other things) their Identity and IRC Chapter 3 & 4 status to withholding agents. Regulations permit withholding agents to accept prior versions of...
Some Basic Responsibilities for a Responsible Officer

Some Basic Responsibilities for a Responsible Officer

Being a QI and Responsible Officer is not just about signing a bit of paper and filing this away….it is an on-going and ever developing regime. The ever-developing nature of the IRC Chapter 3 (QI regime), FATCA and now CRS & AEoI (informally know as GATCA)...
How and Why the GATCA Library Came To Be…

How and Why the GATCA Library Came To Be…

The Why We at TConsult Ltd, first established the library as an internal function, a tool for us to use in house. The library began as a simple folder that was constructed in order for TConsult to have access to the vast industry information at our fingertips and in...
Introducing GATCA

Introducing GATCA

In this episode I’ll be tracing the minutiae of the US Chapter 3 and Chapter 4 regulations through to their operational conclusion, discussing whether FATCA has the capability to identify the Panama Papers data in the absence of a leak, and announcing the launch...