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IRS releases new FATCA guidance, including draft FFI Agreement
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2013

In Notice 2013-69, the IRS introduced a long-awaited draft Foreign Financial Institution (FFI) Agreement and additional guidance under the Foreign


A surprise REIT election ruling
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2015

A recent Chief Counsel Advice treated a REIT election for a disregarded LLC as causing a potential Section 351 exchange before the current owner


Foreign fund’s lending and underwriting activities constituted U.S. trade or business
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

In Chief Counsel Advice 201501013, released early this month, the IRS concluded that a foreign fund was engaged in a U.S. trade or business based on


IRS to limit credits and refunds for withheld taxes to amounts deposited by withholding agents
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

In Notice 2015-10 (the "Notice"), the IRS announced that it and the Treasury will issue regulations to limit credits or refunds for certain


Global banks being audited
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2013

All global banks currently being audited by the IRS, which have engaged in cross-border withholding planning for clients, should take careful notice of AM


Credit union insurance ruled to produce UBTI
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2007

These IRS Technical Advice Memorandums (TAMs) conclude that state chartered credit unions earn unrelated business taxable income (UBTI) by selling various types of insurance to depositorsmembers


IRS says income on Federal Reserve collateral of foreign bank must be allocated between ECI and non-ECI
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2013

In a recently released Technical Advice Memorandum (TAM) 201325012, the IRS said that interest earned by a foreign bank on notes pledged as


IRS updates 2012 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program with new FAQs
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2012

On June 26, 2012, the IRS released new frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the 2012 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) that was announced in January


Credit unions under attack
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2009

We wrote in 2007 about a series of TAMs in which the IRS had asserted that various income items of exempt credit unions were taxable as unrelated business taxable incomemostly income from non-members and members not directly related to deposits of and lending to members


The FATCA Model 2 intergovernmental agreement
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2012

In late July, the Treasury released a Model 1 Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) to facilitate foreign financial institutions’ (FFIs) compliance with FATCA reporting rules