Getting Prepared for FATCA

  • Learn about your new withholding obligations under FATCA
  • See how FATCA will affect both financial and non-financial entities
  • Understand the importance of getting started now.
  • Download Getting Prepared For FATCA.

About Burt, Staples & Maner

  • See the areas of law in which we practice
  • Find out more about our people and their deep experience in government and private practice.
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Impact Analysis and Health Check

  • Conducting an impact analysis to assess the client's level of compliance with respect to its U.S. tax withholding and information return reporting requirements, specifically focusing on providing recommendations as to whether the current systemic and operational procedures utilized by the client are in compliance with the 1441 regulations.
  • Performing a top-to-bottom health check of the client's systems for tax withholding and information reporting, identifying any areas of noncompliance or heightened risk.
  • Download the Impact Analysis & Health Check Brochure.

Audits and Remediation

  • Reviewing tax documentation to determine validity and implementing a process to cure defective forms.
  • At the direction of the client's tax counsel, organizing and preparing materials for use in an IRS audit or potential litigation.
  • Download the Audit Defense & Remediation Brochure.

Cost Basis Readiness Evaluation ("CBRE")

  • Conducting a comprehensive current state analysis using proven methodologies to gauge system and operational readiness for the new cost basis reporting rules.
  • Creating a gap analysis to help identify and solve shortfalls with a complete third party solution analysis.
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QI Services

  • Conducting health checks and training to ensure compliance and remediate issues.
  • Performing QI audits (CTI and BSM are approved QI auditors).
  • Assisting with QI applications, FATCA preparation, and litigation.
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Multinational Corporation Consulting

  • Conducting health checks and training to ensure compliance and remediate issues.
  • Providing audit assistance in response to Information Disclosure Requests (“IDR”) from the IRS and assist in minimizing or eliminating any exposure.
  • Validating Forms W-8, Forms W-9 and Forms 8233, communicating with vendors, calculating withholding rates, providing TIN matching services, preparing procedure and operations manuals, producing year-end reporting, and preparing tax returns through our outsourcing group.
  • Assisting and preparing ITIN applications as a Certifying Acceptance Agent.
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