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FinCEN Provides New Guidance Materials on BOI Reporting Requirements

By FileForms | September 29, 2023
FinCEN Provides New Guidance Materials on BOI Reporting Requirements

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued additional guidance materials today, all to support the new Beneficial Ownership Information (BOI) reporting requirements as a result of the Corporate Transparency Act. FinCEN has also updated its FAQs on the matter, to include new questions about:

FinCEN also has posted to its website a brochure on this new reporting requirement (the BOI report), as well as additional language translations of the previous BOI Small Entity Compliance Guide.

You can read this brochure here: BOI FinCEN Brochure

What is the BOI Report, and What is Required?

Starting in 2024, a majority of LLCs and small corporations operating in United States will be required to report information about their beneficial owners—the individuals who ultimately own or control a company. The requirements become effective on January 1, 2024, and companies will be able to begin reporting beneficial ownership information to FinCEN at that time.

Rather than monitor FinCEN’s website for updates and manually file the report, taking on the risk of penalties for missed deadlines and incorrect filing, small business owners can get started with FileForms today.