• Hungary - United States
    FATCA Agreement Signed

    27-08-2014

    The FATCA agreement between Hungary and the United States entered into force on 26 June 2014.

    FATCA seeks to obtain information on accounts held by U.S. taxpayers in other countries. It requires U.S. financial institutions to withhold a portion of certain payments made to Foreign Financial Institutions (FFIs) who do not agree to identify and report information on U.S. account holders. Governments have the option of permitting their FFIs to enter into agreements directly with the IRS to comply with FATCA under U.S. Treasury Regulations or to implement FATCA by entering into one of two alternative Model IGAs with the United States.

    The Agreement, which is a Model 1A, was signed on 4 February 2014. Under this agreement, FFIs in Hungary will report the information required under FATCA about U.S. accounts to the Hungarian Government, which in turn will report the information to the IRS. This agreement is reciprocal, meaning that the United States will also provide similar tax information to the Hungarian Government regarding individuals and entities from Hungary with accounts in the United States.

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