Dictionary of FATCA Registration System Acronyms

Acronym Definition
CFC Controlled Foreign Corporation
COPA Certification of Pre-existing Accounts
CSV Comma Separated Values
CCG Consolidated Compliance Group
EAG Expanded Affiliated Group
EIN Employer Identification Number
FATCA Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act
FATCA ID Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Identifier
FFI Foreign Financial Institution
FI Financial Institution
GIIN Global Intermediary Identification Number
IGA Intergovernmental Agreement
IRS Internal Revenue Service
NFFE Non-Financial Foreign Entity
OMB Office of Management and Budget
PAI Private Arrangement Intermediary
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PFFI Participating Foreign Financial Institution
POC Point of Contact
QI Qualified Intermediary
QI EIN Qualified Intermediary Employer Identification Number
RDCFFI Registered Deemed-Compliant Foreign Financial Institution
RO Responsible Officer
SSB Sponsored Subsidiary Branch
U.S. United States
U.S. EIN United States Employer Identification Number
USFI United States Financial Institution
WP Withholding Foreign Partnership
WP EIN Withholding Foreign Partnership Employer Identification Number
WT Withholding Foreign Trust
WT EIN Withholding Foreign Trust Employer Identification Number
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