The German Federal Central Tax Office (BZSt) provided an updated list of CRS reportable jurisdiction
Updated: Sep 22
The final list of CRS reportable jurisdiction will be published in time on the BZSt Common Reporting Standard website.
For the reporting year 2019, Financial Institutions are required to provide financial account information about their account holder with a tax residency in at least one of the following jurisdictions:
Åland Islands, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Azores, Barbados, Belgium, Bonaire, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Canary Islands, Chile, China, Cook Islands, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, French Guiana, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jersey, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madeira, Malaysia, Malta, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Réunion, Rumania, Russia, Saba, Saint-Barthelemy, Saint Martin, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Sint Eustatius, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, St Lucia (from 2019 onwards), South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, South Korea, Turkey (form 2019 onwards), United Kingdom and Uruguay,
The reporting portal to file the CRS returns for reporting year 2019 is already available.
As mentioned in an earlier blog has the BZSt the reporting deadline extended to October 31, 2020. Incorrect or late filing of CRS returns is an offence and may be fined up to EUR 50'000.-- (§ 28 Abs.1 FKAustG)
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