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

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...
Some Basic Responsibilities for a Responsible Officer

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),...
The Impact of Failing to Report Correctly

The Impact of Failing to Report Correctly

The Impact of Failing to Report Correctly In this episode, your host Ross McGill brings you an overview of developments in the global regulatory landscape. We look at the changes in the penalties issued by the IRS for failure to report, how globally standardised...
Tax Reporting Does ACTUALLY Matter

Tax Reporting Does ACTUALLY Matter

Tax Reporting Does ACTUALLY Matter Regulation… regulation… sorry, what’s that? More regulation? You think that tax evaders get away with it? Or that your reports as a Foreign Financial Institution (FFI) are not monitored? Well, think again! FATCA and...
Go To Jail Free Card

Go To Jail Free Card

One of the most frequent excuses for NQIs not complying with reporting obligations, over and above lack of awareness, has always been the failure of the IRS to penalise firms for problems in filing. I thought the community should be aware that we are now starting to...