U.S.A.: FATCA: U.S.A. and Thailand sign Model I Intergovernmental Agreement

07.03.2016

On 4 March 2016, Thailand (previously on the list of agreements “in substance”) and the U.S.A. signed an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) under Model I to improve international tax compliance with respect to the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).

This is the seventy-third FATCA bilateral agreement Model I to be published so far.

Model I IGAs have previously been signed between the U.S.A. and, individually the United Kingdom, Denmark, Mexico, Ireland, Norway, Spain, Germany, France, Costa Rica, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Jersey, the Isle of Man, Italy, Mauritius, the Netherlands, Malta, Hungary, Canada, Finland, Luxembourg, Honduras, Estonia, Belgium, Australia, Jamaica, Gibraltar, Liechtenstein, Slovenia, South Africa, New Zealand, Latvia, the British Virgin Islands, Israel, the Czech Republic, Sweden, Lithuania, Mexico, Poland, the Bahamas, Barbados, the Turks and Caicos Islands, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Singapore, Curacao, Qatar, Kosovo, Belarus, Croatia, Uzbekistan, Kuwait, Colombia, Iceland, Romania, the Holy See, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, India, Georgia, the Philippines, Turkey, Slovak Republic, Portugal, St. Vincent and The Grenadines, St. Kitts and Nevis, Azerbaijan, Monserrat, Cambodia, Algeria, Angola and St Lucia.

We continue to monitor the implementation of FATCA and will provide more information as it becomes available.

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