US and Swiss Governments Sign 1st FATCA Model 2 Agreement

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Monday, April 1, 2013
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
29
Issue: 
4
Abstract: 

On February 14, 2013, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that it had signed a bilateral agreement with Switzerland to facilitate the implementation of the information reporting and withholding tax provisions, commonly known as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).[1]