• Service: Tax, Financial Services
  • Industry: Financial Services
  • Type: Newsletters
  • Date: 3/6/2014


Gerard Laures
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Frank Stoltz
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FATCA e-alert Issue 2014-06 - QI e-Alert 2014-02 

March 2014

FATCA - IRS forms, instructions updated for 2014


4 March 2014: The IRS has posted final versions of the following forms and related instructions for 2014 that have been updated to reflect FATCA provisions:


  • Form W-8ECI (Rev. February 2014), Certificate of Foreign Person’s Claim That Income Is Effectively Connected With the Conduct of a Trade or Business in the United States
  • Form W-8BEN (Rev. February 2014), Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding
  • Instructions (Rev. February 2014) for Form W-8BEN, Instructions for Form W-8BEN, Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding

For electronic versions of these releases (as posted on the IRS website):



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