The Internal Revenue Service issued final rules April 17 on the reporting requirements for interest on deposits maintained at U.S. offices of certain financial institutions and paid to nonresident aliens.
The regulation (T.D. 9584) will affect commercial banks, savings institutions, credit unions, securities brokerages, and insurance companies that pay interest on deposits.
The regulation applies to payments of interest made on or after January 1, 2013. It becomes effective April 19, the date it is published in the Federal Register.