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Monthly Archives: August 2012

New Filing Compliance Procedures for Non-Resident U.S. Taxpayers

We first posted this New Filing Compliance Procedures for Non-Resident U.S. on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 in our blog post entitled IRS announced a plan to Help U.S. Citizens Overseas Become Compliant and then we supplemented it with examples in our blog posts entitled Tax amnesty offered to Americans in Mexico and Tax amnesty offered to…
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Switzerland & US Discuss Key Point for Possible FATCA Agreement!

Fatca and the model agreement signed with the EU’s largest economies have not been without critics, notably from the international group, Geneva-based American Citizens Abroad, and Canada, which has a large US citizen population (background from Canada’s Bankers Association). Switzerland and the United States 21 June published a joint declaration containing key points for possible…
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IRS Releases Draft of Forms W-8EXP and W-8ECI

The IRS releases a draft Form W-8EXP. Little of substance is changed on the form, but it incorporates the "checkbox" approach to capacity first seen on the draft Form W-8ECI. The IRS releases a draft revised Form W-8ECI. The Internal Revenue Service has eliminated a troublesome requirement that people authorized to sign some forms related…
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