FAHTCAweekly Newsletter

Your snapshot on the recent key developments

Stay up to date on the recent key developments in FATCA, the Swiss Bilateral Tax Agreements and other pertinent tax and regulatory matters into a compact, up-to-date and easily accessible digest of critical information.

Issue number 72, 28th August 2014

This edition focuses on the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2014-39 (“Rev. Proc. 2014-39”), containing the new Qualified Intermediary (“QI”) agreement (“QIA”).  

Issue number 72

Issue number 71, 21 August 2014

This edition focuses on the IRS revised forms W-8BEN-E and W-8IMY.

Issue number 71

Issue number 70, 14 August 2014

The newsletter gives an overview of the IRS release of the 24 June 2014 on the new FATCA reporting guidance on the form 8966. In addition it gives details on our subsequent publication schedule on the transition of the FAHTCAweekly newsletter to a monthly Financial Services Tax publication.

Issue number 70

Breaking News - 5 May 2014

This breaking news focuses on the Notice 2014-33 published the 2 May by IRS. 

Notice 2014-33

Breaking News - 3 April 2014

The aim of this breaking news is to give an overview of the expanded IGA treatment and the FFI registration extension.

Expanded IGA Treatment and Registration extension

Issue number 69, 19 March 2014

This edition gives an update on the updated IGA guidance, the new IRS releases (Forms 1042-S and 8966).

Issue number 69

Issue number 68, 05 March 2014

This edition focuses on the Swiss banks and their client evading US Taxes, the acceleration shift to automatic exchange information promoted by the Swiss Finance Minister, the HRMC release of a revised FATCA IGA guidance, the latest IRS release forms (W-8BEN and W-8ECI) and the Australian IGA.

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Issue number 67, 19 February 2014

This edition gives an update on the current SBA and US Justice Department discussions, the Switzerland and Greece talks on withholding taxes and the new hit peak of US expatriation.

Issue number 67

Issue number 66, 06 February 2014

This edition focuses on the participation to the US programme, the leading trusts association in the UK issues facing FATCA guidance, the US Republican National committee votes to repeal FATCA and the IGAs negotiations of European countries and Canada.

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Issue number 65, 22 January 2014


This edition focuses on the recent developments of the possible Swiss IGA referendum, the transfer of account information, the Italian situation on IGA and the AML/KYC examination of the US Justice Department.

Issue number 65

Issue number 64, 08 January 2014


This edition gives an update on the expected costs of the US program, the possible referendum of the Swiss IGA opponents, the IRS XML reporting Schema and the FATCA IGAs.

Issue number 64
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