Another FATCA reporting extension for Malta financial institutions
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Another FATCA reporting extension for Malta financial institutions

10 July 2015

A further deadline extension has been granted to Malta Financial Institutions after the initial FATCA reporting dates of 30 April, then 15 June and following this, 3 July. The Maltese Commissioner for Revenue is now accepting information on US "reportable accounts" until 31 July 2015.

The Commissioner for Revenue has also published an updated version of the FATCA Guidelines in order to provide further clarification - download the PDF here.

Updated sections of the Version 2 document are listed in Section 1 and include: 

  • Section 2: 2.2.1, 2.2.3, 2.2.6, 2.3, 2.5, 2.18, 2.20, and 2.21(new Section),
  • Section 3: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, and 3.5
  • Section 5: 5.14.6, 5.19.1, 5.21.1, 5.21.4, 5.22, 5.22.1, 5.22.2,,, 5.23.1, 5.23.2 and 5.23.6
  • Section 6:,

Reporting Malta Financial Institutions will not incur any penalties provided they submit required information on US Reportable Accounts (for calendar year 2014) to the Commissioner by the new deadline.

The 31 July reporting exception applies to 2015 only.

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Written by

Alex Hooft van Huysduynen

Former Managing Director, TMF Malta and Cyprus

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