Update on IRS Public Key for FATCA Filing

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Issue Number:  2023-07

Update on IRS Public Key for FATCA Filing

As you are aware, the public/private key pairs used for encryption for FATCA filings have an expiration date. The IRS Public Key for FATCA filing will expire soon. The IRS has a new key and will replace the existing key on Friday, October 13, 2023. After Friday, October 13, 2023, at 11:59 pm eastern time, you will need to download the new IRS Public Key from IDES to file your FATCA Reports.

As a reminder, when purchasing a new digital certificate or replacing one that is about to expire, IDES only recognizes and accepts digital certificates issued by IRS approved Certificate Authorities (CA).


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