IRS opens online FATCA registration system: financial institutions may now sign in
As foreshadowed in Notice 2013-43, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has opened the FATCA Registration Website.
The website is a secure, web-based system that enables financial institutions (FIs) to register themselves and their branches, if any, electronically from anywhere in the world without the need to print, complete and mail paper forms.
With the opening of the FATCA Registration Website, FIs that must register with the IRS to meet their Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) obligations and/or the obligations of their branches or expanded affiliate groups can now commence the registration process…
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