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FATCA enabling legislation passes through the House

The Taxation (Annual Rates, Employee Allowances, and Remedial Matters) Bill passed through Parliament providing legal framework for FATCA compliance.
Modified date: 10/07/2014
Business and industry issue

New on the horizon: Leases

The ED proposes new dual accounting models for leases and lessors, and new lease classification tests to determine which accounting models to apply.
Modified date: 25/06/2014
Business and industry issue

FATCA - Australia Signs IGA

The Australian Treasury announced that it has signed an IGA with the US to pave the way for the implementation of FATCA in Australia.
Modified date: 23/06/2014
Business and industry issue

US in FATCA talks with over 50 countries

The US Department of the Treasury is in discussions with more than 50 countries to enter Intergovernmental Agreements for FATCA.
Modified date: 17/06/2014
Press release

FATCA - IRS releases updated Model Intergovernmental Agreements

The US Department of Treasury has recently released updated model IGAs, one of which is the version that NZ is currently negotiating with the US.
Modified date: 12/06/2014
Business and industry issue

FATCA - notice with transitional guidance released by the IRS

On 2 May the IRS released an advance copy of Notice 2014-33 announcing that 2014 and 2015 will be regarded as a transition period.
Modified date: 19/05/2014
Business and industry issue

FATCA - Implications and insights for banking

FATCA’s complex information reporting and withholding obligations will significantly impact multiple functions within NZ banks.
Modified date: 17/04/2014
Business and industry issue

FATCA - IRS issues draft form for registration

Any feedback on the form should be provided to IRS by 6 May 2013. Let us know if you would like to make a submission.
Modified date: 14/04/2014
Business and industry issue

FATCA - Norway enters IGA and Memorandum of Understanding

Without definitive guidance from the New Zealand government there is still uncertainty over the implementation in NZ.
Modified date: 14/04/2014
Business and industry issue

FATCA - Internal Revenue Service and IRD updates

The FATCA timeframes have been moved back six months.
Modified date: 14/04/2014
Business and industry issue
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