Content for CRS/AEoI

Content for CRS/AEoI

Supporting you with critical data elements necessary for compliance with the automatic exchange of information (AEoI) under the Common Reporting Standard (CRS).

As governments worldwide seek to reclaim tax revenues lost to their citizens’ offshore investments, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) agreed in July 2014 to the automatic exchange of information (AEoI) in tax matters. This information will be exchanged between jurisdictions on an annual basis according to OECDs Common Reporting Standard (CRS).

Under the standard, financial institutions are required to identify customers whose tax residence is outside the jurisdiction where the account is held. Positive identification is deemed to include data unique to the “in scope” persons, such as full name, residence address and tax identification number (TIN), as well as the annual total assets and total income of the “in scope” persons accounts. 

Convenient identification of CRS-reportable income

SIX identifies CRS-reportable income by flagging relevant corporate actions as defined in Annex 3 of the Swiss Guidelines issued by the Federal Tax Authority, easing resource-intensive data cleansing and alleviating the annual reporting burden for organizations.

Our data includes:

Classification of in-scope corporate actions
All corporate actions that generate any kind of income (e.g., interest, dividends) will be flagged, facilitating automated reporting and compliance with the Common Reporting Standard and local implementation directives.

Ongoing review
We continuously monitor regulatory developments to ensure that our data service is relevant, up-to-date and accurate.

Key benefits

Convenient flagging

Reportable income is flagged and delivered through our award- winning corporate actions service

Completeness

Comprehensive, consistent and reliable global instrument data coverage as the basis for reporting.

Domain expertise

Recognized subject matter expertise in global regulations provides a solid foundation for interpretation of the standard

Sustainability

Persistent review and maintenance to ensure ongoing data quality and consistency

Swiss quality for global needs

Our content for CRS has been designed in close discussion with the Swiss authorities, who require a higher degree of granular detail than many others. The service is therefore robust for meeting the requirements of all authorities.

In addition, our long history in the world of reference data and corporate actions gives us unrivalled expertise and understanding of structures down to the smallest level of detail in order to provide complete and reliable tax content.

 

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