FATCA

What Is Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act and CRS

Income Tax - The foreign account compliance tax account (FATCA) is the tax mechanism that compels U.S. citizens at home or abroad to disclose all their foreign account holdings while filing their annual reports. This act was enforced in 2010 in the U.S.A as a part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment ACT. (HIRE). FATCA was enforced […...

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Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)

Income Tax - The seeds of financial crisis were sown long back when the interest rates were fiercely low with very lenient lending norms leading to creation of housing price bubble in U.S. The bubble bursted and the period of 2007-2009 marked as an epic financial collapse leaving people jobless and their investments worthless. With the unemployment ra...

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FATCA & CRS Compliance: Rule 114F to 114H of Income-tax Rules,1962

Income Tax - Income-tax Rules, 1962 were amended vide Notification No. 62 of 2015 dated 7th August, 2015 by inserting Rules 114F to 114H and Form 61B to provide a legal basis for the Reporting Financial Institutions (RFIs) for maintaining and reporting information about the Reportable Accounts. ...

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Tax transparency through FATCA and CRS

Income Tax - Foreign Account Tax Compliance (FATCA) is a U.S. federal tax law which promotes cross border tax compliance through an international standard for the automatic exchange of information related to U.S. persons. FATCA requires that foreign financial institutions (FFIs) and certain other non-financial foreign entities (NFFEs) report to the In...

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How to do Nil reporting under FATCA/CRS

Income Tax - As you all are aware that filing of FATCA and CRS for calendar year 2018 is near. Due date for filing of FATCA/CRS return is May 31, 2019. Even when there is no reportable transactions under FATCA/CRS, nil return is mandatory. Government has changed the process of filing of these returns last year and introduced […]...

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No need to Submit FATCA Self-Certification Form for your PRAN under NPS

Income Tax - As per the latest instruction received from PFRDA/NPS Trust, PRAN would not be blocked on account of non-submission of FATCA Self-Certification. PFRDA / NPS Trust will issue revised guidelines on FATCA shortly....

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Revised timeline for FATCA compliance for account holders

Income Tax - The account holders may be informed that, in case self-certifications are not provided till 30 April 2017, the accounts would be blocked, which would mean that the financial institution would prohibit the account holder from effecting any transaction with respect to such accounts....

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Major Achievements of CBDT in Current Financial Year 2016-17

Income Tax - Major Achievements of CBDT in Current Financial Year 2016-17 so far include among others Enactment of The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016, Implementation of The Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016 and of GAAR from Assessment Year 2018-19;...

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Reporting of Cash Transactions under Rule 114E: Clarification

Income Tax - Cash transactions did not require aggregation and the reporting requirement under SFT for this purpose is on receipt of cash payment exceeding Rupees two lakh for sale of goods or services per transaction....

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Guidance Note on FATCA and CRS updated till 30.11.2016

Income Tax - This Guidance Note is for providing guidance to the Financial Institutions, Regulators and officers of the Income Tax Department for ensuring compliance with the reporting requirements provided in Rules 114F to 114H and Form 61B of the Income-tax Rules, 1962...

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Due diligence and reporting requirements under FATCA and CRS

Circular No. IMD/ FPIC/CIR/P/2018/53-SEBI - (21/03/2018) - SEBI has informed all intermediaries regarding due diligence and reporting requirements under Rules 114F to 114H of the Income- tax Rules (hereinafter referred as Rule) and Guidance Note on FATCA and CRS issued by the CBDT, New Delhi, vide F.No.500/137/2011-FTTR-III dated August 31, 2015...

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What Is Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act and CRS

The foreign account compliance tax account (FATCA) is the tax mechanism that compels U.S. citizens at home or abroad to disclose all their foreign account holdings while filing their annual reports. This act was enforced in 2010 in the U.S.A as a part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment ACT. (HIRE). FATCA was enforced […...

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Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)

The seeds of financial crisis were sown long back when the interest rates were fiercely low with very lenient lending norms leading to creation of housing price bubble in U.S. The bubble bursted and the period of 2007-2009 marked as an epic financial collapse leaving people jobless and their investments worthless. With the unemployment ra...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

FATCA & CRS Compliance: Rule 114F to 114H of Income-tax Rules,1962

Income-tax Rules, 1962 were amended vide Notification No. 62 of 2015 dated 7th August, 2015 by inserting Rules 114F to 114H and Form 61B to provide a legal basis for the Reporting Financial Institutions (RFIs) for maintaining and reporting information about the Reportable Accounts. ...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Tax transparency through FATCA and CRS

Foreign Account Tax Compliance (FATCA) is a U.S. federal tax law which promotes cross border tax compliance through an international standard for the automatic exchange of information related to U.S. persons. FATCA requires that foreign financial institutions (FFIs) and certain other non-financial foreign entities (NFFEs) report to the In...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

How to do Nil reporting under FATCA/CRS

As you all are aware that filing of FATCA and CRS for calendar year 2018 is near. Due date for filing of FATCA/CRS return is May 31, 2019. Even when there is no reportable transactions under FATCA/CRS, nil return is mandatory. Government has changed the process of filing of these returns last year and introduced […]...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Due diligence and reporting requirements under FATCA and CRS

Circular No. IMD/ FPIC/CIR/P/2018/53-SEBI 21/03/2018

SEBI has informed all intermediaries regarding due diligence and reporting requirements under Rules 114F to 114H of the Income- tax Rules (hereinafter referred as Rule) and Guidance Note on FATCA and CRS issued by the CBDT, New Delhi, vide F.No.500/137/2011-FTTR-III dated August 31, 2015...

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FATCA Registeration and Applicability in India

In 2010, USA enacted a law known as Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) with the objective of tackling tax evasion through obtaining information in respect of offshore financial accounts maintained by USA residents and citizens....

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All About FATCA Compliance and Related Notices to Indian Tax Payers

FATCA stands for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. It is a United States legislation which was primarily enacted to prevent tax evasion by US taxpayers using non-US financial institutions and offshore investment instruments....

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Do We Need to Know FATCA?

FATCA is an acronym of US term Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act introduced in 2009 but became law as a part of Hiring Incentive to Restore Employment Act, 2010, also known as HIRE. The main objective is to require US person holding financial assets outside US to pay tax. The Act requires foreign financial institutions (FFIs) to provide ...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

No need to Submit FATCA Self-Certification Form for your PRAN under NPS

As per the latest instruction received from PFRDA/NPS Trust, PRAN would not be blocked on account of non-submission of FATCA Self-Certification. PFRDA / NPS Trust will issue revised guidelines on FATCA shortly....

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

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