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Letter from Attorneys General to the House Financial Services Committee to Improve Corporate Transparency

Dear Chairman Hensarling and Ranking Member Waters:

Thank you for your diligent work crafting legislation to improve corporate transparency by requiring companies to disclose the identities of individuals who control and profit from the company at the time of its incorporation. We write to express our support for this change, which would prevent these individuals from using anonymous shell companies to evade accountability,
and to convey the importance of making this information available to state and local enforcement.

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Letter from the National Association of Realtors Endorsing Beneficial Ownership Transparency.

Dear Chairman Grassley and Ranking Member Feinstein: On behalf of the 1.3 million members of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), I thank you for holding the hearing on “Beneficial Ownership: Fighting Illicit International Financial Networks Through Transparency.” REALTORS® appreciate the attention on policy that promotes national security and helps the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) mitigate risks posed to interstate and international commerce.

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Sixteen Members of the House of Representatives Sent a Letter Urging the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) to Require Country by Country Tax Reporting

Sixteen members of the House of Representatives sent a letter to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), urging them to require multinational companies to be more transparent in reporting where they pay taxes and book profits. Specifically, they called on the accounting body to require that companies disclose their taxes and profits on a country-by-country basis.

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