FATCA Implementation

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) was enacted by the United States Congress in March 2010.  FATCA imposes a number of due diligence and reporting obligations on foreign financial institutions that trade with USA entities.

Many Australian financial services companies may be impacted by FATCA.  

We can work with you to make sure you are on-track with FATCA related obligations.

Contact us to discuss further your requirements.

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