Slovenia releases FATCA Notice

On 16 May 2019, the Ministry of Finance in Slovenia published a Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) Notice containing information about the 2018 FATCA reporting in Slovenia (Link-Slovenian). Slovenian Reporting Financial Institutions are obliged to inform the Financial Administration of the Republic of Slovenia by 30 June 2019, based on the FATCA agreement.

In the event that the US taxpayer’s identification number is not known, it is mandatory to report the date of birth. Other reporting obligation are summarized in the newly released Technical Protocol v.1.9 (Link-Slovenian). The Notice also contains useful information regarding the registration and communication within the Slovenian reporting portal.

Technical remarks and questions can be submitted to the Ministry of Finance in Slovenia via email: sd.fu@gov.si. Other contact requests can be submitted to the Ministry of Finance in Slovenia via email: fatca.produkcija.fu@gov.si.

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