FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) – is the agreement between the Government of United States of America and Government of Republic of Kosovo, which obliges the financial institutions to report through Tax Administration of Kosovo on financial accounts of American citizens to Internal Revenue Service of USA.

Instructions for the Requester of Forms W-8

These guidelines are prepared by the IRS and as such are general and are not for any particular state

Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding and Reporting (Individuals)

Instructions for Form W-8BEN

FATCA News & Information

New FATCA FAQ and Webpage Updates for DocRefID character restrictions

FATCA XML schema v2.0 – Instructions for preparing the schema


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Law of FATCA agreement:

Sections 1471 and 1472 of US Internal Revenue Code referred into agreement:

Links to Internal Revenue Service of USA with regards of issues related to FATCA agreement:

Contact persons in Tax Administration of Kosovo:

On technical issues:

Rifat Hyseni
E-mail: rifat.hyseni@atk-ks.org
Tel: +381 38 200 250 15

On non-technical issues:

Fjolla Muja
E-mail: fjolla.muja@atk-ks.org
Tel:+381 38 200 250 71