Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts now due on Tax Day, with auto-extension for six months.
- US. citizens and resident aliens who have an interest in, or signature authority over, foreign financial accounts whose aggregate value exceeded $10,000 at any time during the year are required to file a FBAR report with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).
- In December 2016, FinCEN announced that the deadline for filing has been changed from June 30 to April 15 to coincide with the time for filing federal income tax returns (April 18 for 2017).
- FinCEN has now granted filers who miss the new deadline an automatic six month extension (October 16, 2017).
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