Belgium and the US sign FATCA Intergovernmental Agreement
On 23 April 2014, Minister of Finance, Koen Geens and US Ambassador, Mark Storella signed the long awaited bilateral Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) intended to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). The IGA will provide needed clarity around the implementation of FATCA for the Financial Institutions (FIs) resident in Belgium and those with branches
The IRS announced yesterday that it will treat 19 countries as having IGAs in effect.
On 2 April 2014, the US Treasury Department (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that jurisdictions that have reached agreements in substance with the United States on the terms of intergovernmental agreements (IGAs) under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) can be treated as having agreements in effect until the end of
France and the US sign bilateral agreement on the implementation of FATCA
FATCA milestone reached after signing of tenth IGA with France On 14 November 2013, French Minister of Economy and Finance Pierre Moscovici and US Ambassador to France Charles H. Rivkin signed a bilateral Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) intended to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). FATCA was enacted by the US in 2010 to