Sweden Updates FATCA Technical Guidance

April 21, 2017

Sweden has released a new version of the SKV 260 which provides a technical description of the XML file for FATCA should be formatted. The new guide applies to reports made for this year’s reporting. The format largely follows the IRS’s XML v.2.0 as outlined in the Publication 5124. However, Sweden has mandated that certain fields follow a different format. In addition to these instructions, the guidance also provides information on how to properly transmit a return.

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