U.S.A.: FATCA: U.S.A. and Seychelles signed Model I Intergovernmental Agreement


The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced on their website that Seychelles (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 ninety-second 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, St Lucia, Thailand, Vietnam, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, the Dominican Republic, Guyana, Antigua and Barbuda, Saudi Arabia, Grenada, Bahrain, Greece, Anguilla, Greenland, Ukraine, Montenegro, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Dominica and Serbia.

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