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COMPLETION OF SELF-CERTIFICATION FORMS BY REPORTABLE PERSONS
Please be informed that the Income Tax (Common Reporting Standard) Regulation, 2019 requires all Financial Institutions to collect and report certain information on financial accounts of individuals, entities and controlling persons with tax residency in any of the following 107 jurisdictions (subject to review by the FIRS):
|Antigua and Barbuda||Dominica||Lebanon||Saint Kitts and Nevis|
|Aruba||Estonia||Liechtenstein||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines|
|Azerbaijan||France||Macau (China)||Saudi Arabia|
|Barbados||Gibraltar||Marshall Islands||Sint Maarten|
|British Virgin Islands||Hong Kong (China)||Morocco||Sweden|
|Canada||India||New Zealand||Turks & Caicos Islands|
|Cayman Islands||Indonesia||Niue||United Arab Emirates|
|Colombia||Isle of Man||Pakistan||Vanuatu|
As part of this new requirement, all reportable customers that are tax resident in any of the above jurisdictions are required to complete a Self-certification form in any of these categories:
- Self-certification form for individual customers (CRS- I)
- Self-certification form for entities (CRS-E)
- Self-certification form for controlling persons (i.e. individuals having controlling interest of 25% or more in an entity (CRS-CP)
First Bank of Nigeria Limited has put measures in place to ensure that the relevant customers are duly contacted and that this requirement forms part of the account opening procedure going forward.
The Self-certification forms can be downloaded below:
- Controlling Person Tax Residency Self Certification Form
- Controlling Person Tax Residency Self Certification Form APPENDIX
- Entity Tax Residency Self Certification Form
- Entity Tax Residency Self Certification Form APPENDIX
- Individual Tax Residency Self Certification Form
- Individual Tax Residency Self Certification Form APPENDIX
For further enquiries, please call FirstContact on 01-4485500, 0708-062-5000 or send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also visit any open FirstBank branch nationwide.
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