The following information has been updated by the IRS IDES Web Pages IDES User Guide (04-2015) FATCA IDES Data Preparation Examples Available on GitHub For more information see a latest bulletin from IRS.
The FATCA IDES will be open for testing from Monday, April 20 at 12:00 PM EDT to Friday, April 24 at 12:00 PM EDT to all financial institutions and tax administrations that have completed IDES enrollment by Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 5:00 PM EDT. Enrolled users will receive an email with a link to the IDES test web application on Monday April 20, 2015. Note: The test files must be submitted to the test link and must contain ONLY test data. Test data must ONLY be submitted t
A new FAQ has been posted regarding FATCA Notifications after posting files to IDES. If you have not received your ICMM Notification within 24 hours after uploading your file to IDES then there are a series of steps that need be taken to resolve the issue. This FAQ can be found in both the IDES FAQs and the ICMM FAQs. For more information see a latest bulletin from IRS.