FATCA & CRS: Bahamas Now Open for Registration & Reporting
The Bahamas announced that its AEOI Portal is now open for CRS and FATCA registration and reporting. The key dates are:
Deadline for FATCA and CRS registration is Friday August 3, 2018 at 5 PM.
Closing Date for FATCA and CRS reporting is Friday August 31, 2018 at 5 PM.
As a reminder 5:00 PM Bahamas time is 5:00 PM New York, 10:00 PM London, and Hong Kong 5:00 AM August 4, 2018 / September 1, 2018.
Click for the Bahamas Competent Authority AEOI Portal User Guide which was issued on June 26, 2018.
The Bahamas requires:
FATCA nil reporting
CRS no nil reporting
Registration for all Reporting FFIs