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Alert: IRS Announces Postponement from January 1 to July 1 for Many Items of FATCA Compliance

Notice 2013-43, an advance copy of which was released today, revises the timeline set by the FATCA final regulations for certain elements of due diligence, tax withholding, and reporting under Chapter 4 of the Internal Revenue Code, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act known as FATCA. Notice 2013-43 will be officially published on July … Read More

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Japan signs FATCA Implementation Agreement

The U.S. Department of Treasury has announced a statement of mutual cooperation and understanding for implementation of the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). The statements will serve as a FATCA intergovernmental agreement (IGA) following the Treasury Department’s Model 2 structure for direct reporting by Japanese financial institutions to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. … Read More

Louisiana Tax Amnesty

Louisiana Tax Amnesty

The Louisiana Tax Delinquency Amnesty Act of 2013 authorizes three tax amnesty periods during which penalty or interest relief will be available for payment of past-due Louisiana taxes. All taxes administered by the state revenue department are included except for motor fuel taxes and the penalties for failure to submit information reports that are not … Read More