Taxation: USA

HM Treasury written question – answered on 11th September 2017.

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Photo of Stephen Hammond Stephen Hammond Conservative, Wimbledon

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential additional administrative and financial burdens placed on UK financial services of complying with the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Stephen Hammond Stephen Hammond Conservative, Wimbledon

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of what additional compliance requirements the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act will place on UK-based companies over and above the requirements of the UK system with which they are already compliant.

Photo of Stephen Hammond Stephen Hammond Conservative, Wimbledon

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made on the potential effect of complying with the requirements of the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act additional to those already placed on them through the UK compliance system on UK-based (a) non-life insurers, (b) brokers and intermediaries and (c) consumers.

Photo of Mel Stride Mel Stride Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster General

An assessment of the administrative and financial impact on UK industry of the implementation of the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) in the UK, including compliance costs, was published alongside The International Tax Compliance (United States of America) Regulations 2013 which gave effect to FATCA.

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