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Germany: Guidance under FATCA regime

Germany: Guidance under FATCA regime

Germany’s central tax office (BZSt) released a newsletter (Infobrief FATCA 01/2020) as guidance under the FATCA regime concerning:


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  • Data transmission for the 2019 reporting period
  • Test procedure
  • Indication of the time zone
  • New regulations regarding the U.S. taxpayer identification number (TIN) from the 2020 reporting period
  • Use of the “BZStOnline” portal
  • Contact form

Read a March 2020 report [PDF 104 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Germany

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