FATCA & CRS Reporting Update

May 16, 2020 / Comments Off on FATCA & CRS Reporting Update


Please be advised that the Competent Authority issued the following notice this morning.

The Bahamas Competent Authority Automatic Exchange of Information portal will open for FATCA & CRS-AEOI registration & submission on Monday August 17th at 9 am EDT and close on Wednesday September 30th 2020 at 5 pm EDT.

The updated list of CRS-AEOI exchange partners as at 4th May, 2020 is posted on the tax information website: http://www.taxreporting.finance.gov.bs/updated-crs-aeoi-partner-list-as-at-may-4th-2020/

Key Dates:

Portal Opening for FATCA & CRS-AEOI Registration & Submissions.
Monday August 17th, 2020 at 9am EDT.


Closing Date for FATCA & CRS-AEOI Reporting.
Wednesday September 30th 2020 at 5 pm EDT.


The Bahamas Competent Authority AEOI Portal and Enrollment for FATCA & CRS-AEOI reporting can be accessed through the internet at the following websites:




The Bahamas Competent Authority AEOI Portal User Guide is posted on the website www.taxreporting.finance.gov.bs under the Tab FI Information under Portal Documentation. Please review the guidance provided under Data Preparation, Portal Video and Portal Help & FAQ.

The Competent Authority encourages all FI’s to continue to check the information website at www.taxreporting.finance.gov.bs for updates.

If there are any queries, kindly submit an email to helpdesk@taxreporting.finance.gov.bs or information@taxreporting.finance.gov.bs


The Competent Authority
P.O Box N 3017
Nassau, Bahamas