VIDEO – The Bahamas FATCA & CRS Automatic Exchange of Information

Posted on: July 12, 2018

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The Bahamas signs Competent Authority Arrangement with the United States in Accordance with the Intergovernmental Agreement, IGA, to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)

The Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Financial Services is pleased to announce the signing of a Competent Authority Arrangement between the United States and the Bahamas.  The Competent Authority Arrangement was signed in accordance with the Intergovernmental Agreement, IGA, signed in November 2014 entitled, “Agreement between the Government of the Commonwealth of The…

The Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information Act, 2016 comes into force on the 1st day of January, 2017

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FATCA Appointed Day Notice

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Speaking Notes In Senate On The Bahamas and the United States Of The America Foreign Account Tax Compliance Agreement Bill, 2014

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Ministry of Financial Services Working to Ensure The Bahamas’ Compliance with International Standards

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