US government announces six-month extension to FATCA effective dates

16 July 2013

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the US Department of the Treasury (Treasury) issued Notice 2013-43 (Notice) last Friday announcing revised timelines for implementing various provisions under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).  The Notice also provides additional guidance concerning financial institutions in jurisdictions that have signed an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) but have not yet enacted