New Cayman Portal Finally Open
The Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation’s (DITC) new portal is now open. The DITC has also issued its 43-page DITC Portal – User Guide and 46-page new CRS Guidelines Version 4.0 dated November 6, 2020. CRS Guidelines Version 4.0 replaces the previous Version 3.0 issued March 15, 2018.
DITC Portal: https://ditcportal.secure.ky/login
DITC Portal – User Guide: https://www.ditc.ky/wp-content/uploads/DITC_Portal_User_Guide.pdf
CRS Guidelines Version 4.0: https://www.ditc.ky/wp-content/uploads/ditc_crs_guidelines.pdf
Deactivation / Deregistration
It is not yet possible to submit a deactivation request via the DITC Portal. The DITC stated the deactivation functionality will be made available in Q1 of 2021.
Account Activation Email
For those that had a User Account in the former AEOI Portal, keep an eye out for account activation emails from the address: email@example.com. Given the large number of accounts, the DITC will send the activation emails in stages.
For new CRS or FATCA registrations/notifications, you will click “CRS & FATCA Registration” on the DITC Portal Registration and Login Page accessible via the DITC website.
As a reminder, the deadlines for reporting on Y2019 data are as follows:
New Entity Registration December 16, 2020
CRS Reporting & CRS Filing Declaration December 16, 2020
FATCA Reporting December 16, 2020
CRS Compliance Form March 31, 2021