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This feature allows the reporting of the assets of non-U.
The law is used to detect assets, rather than income. The law does not include a provision imposing any tax. In the law, financial institutions would report the information they gather to the U.
As implemented by the intergovernmental agreements IGAs discussed below with many countries, each financial institution will send the U.
FATCA will allow detection of persons who have not self-reported, enabling collection of large penalties. Persons for tax Compliance in international relations.
The law requires U. Taxpayer identification numbers and source withholding are also now used to enforce asset reporting requirements upon non-resident U. It narrowly passed the House, with no Republican members voting "yes"  and passed the Senate with only one Democrat member voting "no".
Treasury loses as much as billion USD annually to "offshore tax non-compliance" without stating the source of the data. Max Baucus and Rep. It was later added to an appropriations bill as an amendmentsponsored by Sen. A bank official who knows a U. Since then, the IRS has required FFIs to have all foreign account holders certify their status on Form W-8BEN unless an intergovernmental agreement is in place authorizing another method of certification.
Where foreign investors had not been due U. The reporting requirements are in addition to the one that all U. PO box A current U. Any business or not-for-profit organization that allows a U.
While a boon for the financial consultancy and IT industry, it is an extra cost that institutions would rather not have. The most representative developed country has bank accounts per 1, adults, and Australia has This is the only published non-IGA country cost estimation identified.
It was determined that each located U. The government of New Zealand has estimated that locating approximately 21, resident U. That cost would equal approximately NZD per resident U. The costs of implementation in Europe are shown below with available documentation to be greater than U.
With 9, inhabitants and 17, resident U. Internal Revenue Service, although it seems certain that the majority of the cost seems likely to fall on the relevant financial institutions and to a lesser degree foreign tax authorities who have signed intergovernmental agreements.
This budget request does not identify the resources needed for implementation beyond fiscal year "  The I. Robert Stack provided the Treasury position that "Treasury and the IRS have designed our regulations in a way that minimizes administrative burdens and related costs.
Treasury, even excluding the additional costs to the US Internal Revenue Service for the staffing and resources needed to process the data produced. The intention of locating US persons and their non-US financial accounts was to increase tax revenues from the interest, dividends, and gains of those assets.
The majority of assets located was expected be the international equivalent of standard checking and savings accounts, where the applicable interest was less than 0. The majority of that income is already by tax treaty attributable to the country where it resides.
IRS Form is normally used to credit foreign taxes upon passive income. The primary mechanism for enforcing the compliance of FFIs is a punitive withholding levy on U. Forcing 'foreign' financial institutions and governments to collect data on US persons at their own expense and transmit it to the IRS has been called divisive and imperialist.
Robert Stack of the IRS said that extraterritoriality was incorrect a myth: The reporting requirements and penalties apply to all US citizens, including accidental Americansthose who are unaware that they have US citizenship.
Since the US considers all persons born in the U.International Law, International Relations and Compliance ", KAL RAUSTIALA AND ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER Commitments are a persistent feature of international affairs. Disagreement over the effect of international.
enforcement mechanisms, a growing number of international relations theorists and international lawyers have begun to argue that states’ reputational concerns are ac- tually the principal mechanism for maintaining a high level of treaty compliance.
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