Germany in no hurry to sign its Fatca IGA, expert says


Germany is in no hurry to sign its Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (Fatca) intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS), an industry expert has warned. The jurisdiction is one of the original so-called five Fatca partner countries of the US, but it is yet to sign an IGA with the US.

Of the original five – France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK – only Spain and the UK have signed IGAs. Further IGAs have been signed with Denmark, Ireland, Mexico, Norway and

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