Press Coverage
  • Final FFI Agreement Contains Few Surprises, Tax Notes Today 249-1 (December 27, 2013).
  • IRS Unveils Final Agreement for Banks To Sign Up for Direct FATCA Reporting, 248 Daily Tax Report (BNA) GG-1 (December 27, 2013).
  • International Tax Evasion Crackdown: Slow, Tricky, And Only First Step in FATCA Legal Reform, International Business Times (October 30, 2013).
  • IRS Unveils FFI Draft Agreement, FATCA Rule Updates With Some Significant Changes, 210 Daily Tax Report (BNA) G-7 (October 30, 2013).
  • FATCA Notice Offers Insight on Proposed Reg Updates, Tax Notes Today 210-1 (October 30, 2013).
  • News Analysis: Anticipating the FATCA Coordination Guidance, Tax Notes Today 208-5 (October 28, 2013).
  • Slow Pace of FATCA IGA Implementation Worries Financial Industry, Tax Notes Today 207-5 (October 25, 2013).
  • Attorneys: IRS Clarifies Investment Advisers Aren't Subject to FATCA Simply for Advice, 178 Daily Tax Report (BNA) G-1 (September 13, 2013).
  • Correcting Amendments to Final FATCA Regs Include Important Changes, Practitioners Say, Tax Notes Today 175-1 (September 10, 2013).
  • New Online FATCA Registration Portal Gets Positive Reviews, but Some Questions Remain 167 Daily Tax Report (BNA) G5 (August 28, 2013).
  • U.S.-Caymans FATCA Agreement Signals Growing Tax Transparency, Practitioners Say, 160 Daily Tax Report (BNA) G-2 (August 19, 2012).
  • FATCA Agreement with Caymans is a Milestone, Tax Notes Today 159-1 (August 16, 2013).
  • Latest FATCA Form Strays From Text of Final Regulations, Tax Notes Today 159-2 (August 16, 2013).
  • FATCA Compliance Deadlines Delayed, Tax Notes Today 135-5 (July 15, 2013).
  • U.S. and U.K. Sign Revised Annex II to FATCA Agreement, Tax Notes Today 122-2 (June 25, 2013).
  • U.K. Publishes Guidance to Implement FATCA Agreement With United States, 107 Daily Tax Report (BNA) I-3 (June 4, 2013).
  • New Draft Form Used by Exempt Foreign Entities Reflects Changes Under FATCA, 102 Daily Tax Report (BNA) G-9 (May 28, 2013).
  • Sweeney Urges Caution in Relying on Draft FATCA Forms, Tax Notes Today 89-3 (May 8, 2013).
  • IRS Still Focused on Chapter 3 Reporting Despite FATCA, Tax Notes Today 87-6 (May 6, 2013).
  • IRS Official Says FATCA Work Focusing On Registration, Compliance Dates Ahead, 86 Daily Tax Report (BNA) G-12 (May 3, 2013).
  • Guidance Coming in Time for Launch of FATCA Registration Portal, Tax Notes Today 86-3 (May 3, 2013).
  • Obama Budget Includes Reciprocal FATCA Information Reporting, Tax Notes Today 70-3 (April 10, 2013).
  • Changes in Draft Withholding Form Affect FATCA Compliance Preparations, Tax Notes Today 65-3 (April 3, 2013).
  • Final FATCA Regs Fill In Blanks, But Challenges Remain, Tax Notes Today 15-5 (January 23, 2013).
  • Government Issues Long-Awaited Final Rules On Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, 13 Daily Tax Report (BNA) GG-1 (January 18, 2013).
  • Wait for FATCA Regulations Continues into 2013, Tax Notes Today 3-3 (January 4, 2013).
  • Updates to Model FATCA Agreements Raise Questions, Tax Notes Today 2-3 (December 31, 2012).
  • Differences in FATCA Agreements Create Implementation Challenges, Tax Notes Today 231-4 (November 29, 2012).
  • Bank Representatives Discuss FATCA Concerns in Light of IGAs, Tax Notes Today 225-2 (November, 21, 2012).
  • IRS International Withholding Official Outlines Enforcement Priorities, Tax Notes Today 222-2 (November 15, 2012).
  • IRS announces new policy on allowing emailed or faxed W-8 forms, The Institute of Financial Operations, (November 7, 2012).
  • Firms subject to U.S. FATCA advised to press on with preparing despite rule delay, Reuters, (November 6, 2012).
  • New FATCA Timelines Increase Conformity Between Regs, Intergovernmental Agreements, Tax Notes Today 207-1 (October 24, 2012).
  • FATCA Reporting Said to Require Compliance Expertise, Tax Notes Today 203-2 (October 18, 2012).
  • IRS Officials Offer Preliminary Details of FATCA Registration Process, Tax Notes Today 194-1 (October 5, 2012).
  • Law Firm Explains U.S.-U.K. FATCA Agreement, Tax Notes Today 184-38 (September 20, 2012).
  • IRS Releases FATCA Draft Forms for Foreign Intermediaries and Passthrough Entities, Tax Notes Today 158-1 (August 15, 2012).
  • News Analysis: Model Agreements Signal Move to Automatic Information Exchange, Tax Notes Today 151-2 (August 6, 2012).
  • New U.S. Tax Rule Fuels Frustration, Advisor.ca (June 5, 2012).
  • U.S. Stands Firm on Tax Law Changes, Advisor.ca (May 30, 2012).
  • Foreign Financial Asset Reporting Regs Broad In Scope, Tax Notes Today 242-2 (December 15, 2011).
  • IRS Guidance on FATCA Sets Phase-In Of Provisions Beginning in June 2013, 136 Daily Tax Report (BNA) G-4 (July 15, 2011).
  • Treasury Offers Transition Relief for FATCA, Tax Notes Today 136-1 (July 14, 2011).
  • FATCA Transition Relief Possible, Tax Notes Today 112-1 (June 9, 2011).
  • Electronic Filing of W-8s and W-9s Advances Withholding Compliance, Officials Say, Tax Notes Today 108-3 (June 3, 2011).
  • News Analysis: Compliance at What Cost, Tax Notes Today 108-4 (June 2, 2011) .
  • IRS Officials Shed Light on FATCA’s Family Member Linking Concept, Tax Notes Today 87-1 (May 5, 2011).
  • IRS Guidance on FATCA Offers Little Simplification, Practitioners Tell BNA, 72 Daily Tax Report (BNA) G-8 (April 14, 2011).
  • IRS Unveils Eagerly Awaited FATCA Guidance, Practitioners Say Many Challenges Remain, 69 Daily Tax Report (BNA) GG-1 (April 11, 2011).
  • Treasury, IRS Likely to Seriously Consider EU Missive on FATCA Concerns, Practitioners Say, , 69 Daily Tax Report (BNA) GG-1 (April 11, 2011).
  • FATCA Guidance Details Account Identification Procedures, Tax Notes Today 69-2 (April 08, 2011) .
  • IRS Selects New Members for IRPAC, Tax Notes Today 16-27 (January 24, 2011).
  • Governments Press U.S. Treasury to Ease Overseas Tax-Cheat Law, Bloomberg News Service (January 13, 2011).
  • Initial FATCA Guidance Expected in Early 2011, Treasury Official Says, Tax Notes Today Tax Notes Today 237-9 (December 9, 2010).
  • Government to Work on FATCA Guidance Before Bank Pacts, Officials Say, 212 Daily Tax Report (BNA) G-4 (Nov. 4, 2010).
  • IRS, Treasury Officials Discuss Next Steps FATCA Guidance, Tax Notes Today 213-1 (Nov. 4, 2010).
  • Recent Field Guidance “Broadly Consistent” With FATCA, Officials Say, Tax Notes Today 184-2 (September 23, 2010).
  • IRS Official Seek Additional Comments on Notices Involving International Issues, 183 Daily Tax Report G-6 (September 23, 2010).
  • IRS Releases Proposed Guidance on FATCA Withholding Provisions, Tax Notes Today 167-4 (August 30, 2010).
  • IRS Unveils Comprehensive Guidance on Foreign Bank Reporting, Disclosure, 166 Daily Tax Report (BNA) GG-1 (August 30, 2010).
  • Against the clock: US regulation could land a big tax bill on foreign firms, The Markit Magazine (Summer 2010).
  • Treasury Department Unlikely to Fully Carve Foreign Financial Institutions Under FATCA, 109 Daily Tax Report (BNA) G-7 (June 9, 2010).
  • Initial FATCA Guidance Likely To Be Released In Summer, Treasury Official Says, Tax Notes Today 110-7 (June 8, 2010).
  • IRS Corrects Withholding on Securities Lending, Tax Notes Today 98-1 (May 20, 2010).
  • Treasury, IRS Considering FATCA Exclusions Based on Institution's Risk, Official Says, Tax Notes Today 89-4 (May 10, 2010).
  • IRS Interested in “Know Your Customer” Experiences to Help Develop FATCA Guidance, Official Says, Tax Notes Today 86-4 (May 5, 2010).
  • IRS Seeks Comments on Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act; Stakeholders Weigh In, 66 Daily Tax Report (BNA) G-10 (April 8, 2010).
  • Foreign Bank Reporting Provisions in HIRE Act Seen Changing Withholding Landscape, 59 Daily Tax Report (BNA) GG-2 (Mar. 19, 2010).
  • Curbing Tax Evasion: Do You Know Where Your Data Is?, Securities Industry News (Jan. 25, 2010).
  • How to Operate When the Feds Step Up Hunt for Tax Evasion Overseas, Securities Industry News (Nov. 16, 2009).
  • IRS Heightening Scrutiny of Withholding in Broad Range of Areas, Official Says, 197 Daily Tax Report (BNA) G-3 (Oct. 15, 2005).
  • What Obama’s Crackdown on Offshore Accounts Means for Your Operations, Securities Industry News (Aug. 31, 2009).
  • Obama’s QI Proposals Would Impose Significant Burdens on Foreign Banks, Practitioners Say, Tax Notes Today 86-7 (May 6, 2009).
  • IRS Seeking Risk-Based Approach to Auditing Qualified Intermediaries, Agency Official Says, 66 Daily Tax Report (BNA) G-3 (Apr. 8, 2009).
  • Practitioners Urge Caution on Qualified Intermediary Program Changes, Tax Notes Today 65-2 (Apr. 8, 2009)
  • IRS Planning Comprehensive Approach To Withholding Tax Compliance, Ng Says, 237 Daily Tax Report (BNA) G-14 (Dec. 10, 2008).
  • IRS Plans Two More Sets of Guidance Tightening QI Program, IRS Official Says, 209 Daily Tax Report (BNA) G-7 (Oct. 29, 2008).
  • Treaty Arbitration Finds Favor in U.K., U.S., 45 Tax Notes International 631 (Feb. 19, 2007).
  • Other People's Taxes, 113 Tax Notes 1124 (Dec. 25, 2006).
  • Guidance Out Soon on Transfer Pricing, Gain Recognition Agreements, Officials Say, 242 Daily Tax Report G-1 (December 18, 2006).
  • Service Increasing Scrutiny Of International Transactions, 213 Daily Tax Report G-1 (November 3, 2006).
  • Withholding New IRS Guidance Allows More Flexibility For Simplified Foreign Withholding Rules, 229 Daily Tax Report G-1 (November 30, 2005).
  • Tax Treaties Treasury Not Concerned by Dutch Decree Disregarding Hybrid Entities Treaty Provision, 136 Daily Tax Report G-5 (July 18, 2005).
  • Bulgarian Tax Treaty Negotiators To Address Range of Issues, Worldwide Tax Daily 80-10 (April 27, 2005).
  • Withholding Interest Not Imposed in Some Cases Under Voluntary Compliance Program, 37 Daily Tax Report G-7 (February 25, 2005).
  • U.S. IRS Looking to Expand Prefiling Agreement Program, Worldwide Tax Daily 122-10 (June 23, 2004).
  • LMSB Audits Pulling in Tax Shelters, U.S. IRS Official Says, Worldwide Tax Daily 122-11 (June 23, 2004).
  • Former IRS Official Staples Asks U.S. Treasury to 'Clarify' U.K. Treaty, Worldwide Tax Daily 84-8 (April 29, 2004).
  • Staples Recommends Changes to U.S. Foreign Partnership Withholding Income, Reporting Rules, Worldwide Tax Daily 43-21 (March 4, 2004).
  • Transfer Pricing Proposed Rules Not Intended to Emphasize Residual Profit Split Method, Official Says, 39 Daily Tax Report G-6 (March 1, 2004).
  • Lead Tax Report Tax Shelters Bush Administration Withdraws Notice 98-5, Vows to Pursue Foreign Tax Credit Abuses, 31 Daily Tax Report GG-1 (February 18, 2004).
  • Taxation, Pensions, Budget, And Accounting Outlook 2004 International Taxes, 09 Daily Tax Report S-14 (January 15, 2004).
  • Attorney Expands on Swiss Suggestion Regarding U.S. on Foreign Withholding, Worldwide Tax Daily 243-30 (December 18, 2003).
  • Swiss Banking Group Comments on Foreign Partnership Withholding and Income Reporting Rules,Tax Notes Today 242-25 (December 17, 2003).
  • Transfer Pricing: Practitioners Say New Proposed Method Poor Substitute For Existing Cost Safe Harbor Tax, Budget & Accounting, 174 Daily Tax Report G-7 (September 9, 2003).
  • Interview Langdon, Staples Discuss Domestic, International Challenges in Exit Interviews, 143 Daily Tax Report J-1 (July 25, 2003).
  • Service Issues Final Agreements for Foreign Trusts and Partnerships, 133 Daily Tax Report GG-1 (July 11, 2003).
  • ABA Tax Section Meeting: Observers Wait to See How Earnings Stripping Situation is Resolved, Worldwide Tax Daily 91-2 (May 9, 2003).



 

   
   
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