April 23, 2021

Cayman Counsel Series: Extended Notification and Reporting Dates for US FATCA and UK FATCA for 2016

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OGI3644_Ogier Logo_CMYK_BLACKBy Madeleine Welham From Ogier

Further to our recent advisory, Cayman Counsel Series: 2016 TIA Notification for US FATCA and UK FATCA, the Cayman Islands Tax Information Exchange Authority (TIA) has advised that they will take a soft approach to enforcement of notification and reporting due dates under US FATCA and UK FATCA for 2016.

A Reporting Cayman Islands Financial Institution (Reporting FI) for which 2015 is the first reporting period under US FATCA is required to provide a notification in respect of US FATCA on or before 10 June 2016. If the Reporting FI is also a Reporting FI under UK FATCA, it will also be required to provide a notification in respect of UK FATCA on or before 10 June 2016. In practice, provided that both boxes “UK” and “US” are checked when completing the AEOI Portal Notification Form, only one notification is required.

If a Reporting FI submitted a notification in respect of US FATCA last year, it is now required to submit a notification in respect of UK FATCA. Such Reporting FIs will be permitted to log-in and edit their original notification to include UK FATCA. This function is not yet available but is expected to be available at some point in May.

Reports must be submitted on or before 8 July 2016 via the Cayman AEOI Portal. Click here: https://caymanaeoiportal.gov.ky/VizorPortal/Default.aspx?timeout=true to access the portal. The Portal also provides access to the Cayman Islands AEOI Portal User Guide. The User Guide (version 1.3), published on 5 April 2016, covers notification under FATCA and UK FATCA and reporting under US FATCA. A further updated User Guide (version 2.0), which will cover reporting under UK FATCA, is under development.

If you have any questions relating to the foregoing and would like to discuss further, please reach out to your usual Ogier contact or
Giorgio Subiotto
Partner
Cayman Islands
T+1 345 815 1872
M+1 345 516 9071
Or one listed on SOURCE website

SOURCE: http://www.ogier.com/news/cayman-counsel-series-extended-notification-and-reporting-dates-for-us-fatca-and-uk-fatca-06

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