FATCA - CRS
The Cooperative Bank of Epirus follows the instructions of the competent authorities for compliance with the “Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act - (FATCA)” agreement, namely the Foreign Account Compliance Act between the USA and Greece and provides services both to its partners and its customers falling within the scope of the act’s provisions.
According Lav 4824/2014 and the “Regulations based on the OECD Common Reporting Standard (“CRS”)” Cooperative Bank of Epirus (the BANK) require to collect and report certain information about an account holder’s tax residence.
Each jurisdiction has its own rules for defining tax residence, and jurisdictions have provided information on how to determine if you are resident in the jurisdiction on the following website:
In general, you will find that tax residence is the country/jurisdiction in which you live.
If you are a U.S. citizen or tax resident under U.S. law, you should indicate that you are a U.S. tax resident on this form and you may also need to fill in an IRS W-9 form.
For more information on tax residence, please consult your tax adviser or the information at the OECD automatic exchange of information portal.
The Bank participates as a Registered Financial Institution “Registered Deemed-Compliant Financial Institution (including a Reporting Financial Institution under a Model 1 IGA)”, with the following details:
Cooperative Bank of Epirus
Country of residence for tax purposes: Greece
Information & Documents here.