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Strategies for Managing FATCA Audit Risk [Webinar]

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How to Prepare for a FATCA Audit

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) applies not only to financial institutions; it affects U.S.-based multinational corporations, too. Is your business ready for a FATCA audit?

Compliance with FATCA is complex and impacts different organizations in different ways. Soon, the IRS will begin auditing companies for compliance with FATCA. Failure to comply with the new rules could subject your organization to significant withholding tax liabilities and penalties. Listen to our CFO-moderated webinar to hear FATCA experts from Avalara and CTI discuss:

  • How FATCA withholding rules will impact your company this year
  • What the IRS will look for in a FATCA audit
  • What to do now to be compliant and reduce risks


Silvia_AguirreSilvia Aguirre

Chief Certificate Officer, Avalara Certcapture

Silvia Aguirre is currently the Chief Certificate Officer at Avalara where she manages the product direction of the CertCapture suite of products. She is the co-founder of Avalara CertCapture. Silvia was previously co-founder and Principal of Tax Technology Services, LLC (TTS), where she had overall responsibility for the operational efficiency of the organization, as well as the tax knowledge base. Previously, Silvia served as an Auditor for the State of Texas, in their San Antonio and New York offices. After her audit career, Silvia served as tax manager for national companies in manufacturing, retail and technology industries.

cyrus_daftaryCyrus Daftary

Managing Director & CEO, Markit | CTI Tax Solutions

Cyrus Daftary is CEO of CTI. His many years of e-commerce, international business and legal experience have enabled him to address problems associated with compliance obligations and to implement operational, systemic processes, outsourcing and IT solutions to help organizations fulfill these obligations. In addition to serving as the current Chairman of the IRS Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC), Mr. Daftary is also Of Counsel at Burt, Staples & Maner, LLP, where he specializes in international taxation and regulatory compliance. He has extensive experience with the United States withholding and reporting rules for U.S. and non-U.S. persons, as well as with the U.S. Patriot Act and various anti-money laundering regimes, the European Savings Directive and e-commerce issues.

Kelli_WootenKelli Wooten

Director, Markit | CTI Tax Solutions

Kelli Wooten is Director of Client Services with CTI and is Of Counsel to Burt, Staples & Maner, LLP. Ms. Wooten focuses on advising CTI’s clients on compliance with U.S. resident and non-resident due diligence, reporting and withholding rules. Prior to taking on her current roles, Ms. Wooten had an extensive career with Procter & Gamble, where she served in many capacities that encompassed domestic and international tax compliance, audit and litigation, and indirect tax.