Germany: Updated CRS guidance

Updated information concerning the common reporting standard (CRS) regime

Updated information concerning the common reporting standard (CRS) regime

Germany’s federal central tax office (BZSt) released guidance (CRS Newsletter 02/2022) with updated information concerning the common reporting standard (CRS) regime.

The updated information concerns:

  • The 2022 provisional exchange list
  • Data transmission for the 2021 reporting period
  • Activation of the document upload in the “BZStOnline-Portal” for missing self-certification reports
  • Contact option via the BZStOnline-Portal
  • Plausibility check on identification number (IN) field of financial institutions

Read a March 2022 report [PDF 150 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Germany


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