BEN or IMY That is the Question

BEN or IMY That is the Question

While everyone is still running around worrying about FATCA and its children, CRS and AEoI, the US Chapter 3 tax regulations still need to be handled. Despite it being 14 years since these regulations came in, problems keep coming out of the woodwork. The latest,...
FATCA Ecosystem: Partner Letters

FATCA Ecosystem: Partner Letters

In most of our FATCA in-house training courses, I can get to a certain point where I see the delegates start to ‘get it’. The detail starts to make sense in context to the whole. And then I mention Partner Letters. Of all the parts of FATCA I’ve come across, Partner...
Joining the Compliance Dots: Periodic Reviews

Joining the Compliance Dots: Periodic Reviews

FATCA due diligence deadlines are starting to pass so it is time to breath a big sigh of relief. Well, no. In this post, Ross McGill explains the FACTA control and oversight system and why Responsible Officers should be considering interim period reviews.

Beware the IDES of March!

Beware the IDES of March!

In the tenth episode of this podcast series, Ross McGill talks to Haydon Perryman about the upcoming January 2015 deadlines and the response we have seen so far from most FFIs. They also discuss the impact of CRS on FATCA, coverage of Boris Johnson’s US tax affairs, FATCA fatigue and more.