Opening NRA Accounts

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StreamedNov 15, 2023Duration90 minutes
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New accounts acumen is one of the keys to creating a solid and lasting accountholder relationship and staying in compliance.

This is especially true when it comes to nonresident alien accounts. Don’t get tripped up by the different account opening requirements. This session is your ticket to success.
 
AFTER THIS WEBINAR YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:
  • Complete a W-8BEN correctly
  • Identify nonresident alien (NRA) accountholders and gather risk-based information
  • Ask questions related to the source of funds and country location
  • Understand the use of a foreign tax identification number for interest-bearing accounts
  • Set NRAs up in your system to report correctly to the IRS

WEBINAR DETAILS

Opening accounts for nonresident aliens and identifying the person with whom you are doing business has always been challenging. Since the USA PATRIOT Act customer identification program (CIP) law passed, opening these accounts and obtaining the required documentation and identification is trickier than ever. This is also a BSA exam "hot spot" with regulators because NRA accounts are considered high risk. What does the law say about identifying nonresident aliens? What type of identification is being used around the country to open accounts? What are the proper procedures for W-8BEN and 1042-S completion? What role does the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) play in your new accounts procedures? If you are pondering these questions or other NRA compliance issues, this session is a can’t-miss.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This informative session is designed for new accounts personnel, BSA staff, compliance staff, trainers, branch operations personnel, and managers.

TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT

  • Withholding handbook
  • Employee training log
  • Interactive quiz
  • PDF of slides and speaker’s contact info for follow-up questions
  • Attendance certificate provided to self-report CE credits

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TESTIMONIALS

"Instructor really had expertise and you can tell she performed NRA related duties."
- Carrie, Horizon Credit Union

Presented By

Debbie CrawfordDeborah L. Crawford
Gettechnical, Inc.

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