Kewal Krishan & Co, Chartered Accountants
Corporate Transparency

Did you know that the Corporate Transparency Act is reshaping the landscape of financial compliance in the United States?

In an era where transparency is paramount, these reporting requirements are the key to unlock the doors of financial security and integrity. Get ready to delve into the nitty-gritty of who, what, when, and why as we break it down for you.

Section 1: Who Must Report?

– Certain business entities: Corporations, LLCs, and the like.
– Exceptions for publicly traded companies and specific financial institutions.
– Discover if your business is in the spotlight.

Section 2: Meet the Beneficial Owner

– Individuals holding 25% or more equity interests.
– Those exerting significant control.
– Identifying the key players in your financial puzzle.

Section 3: The Reporting Entity

– Understand your role as the covered business entity.
– Navigating the process of submitting beneficial ownership information.

Section 4: Information Required

– A comprehensive checklist for each beneficial owner.
– Full legal name, date of birth, address, and more.
– Ensure you have all the details at your fingertips.

Section 5: Filing Deadlines

– The clock is ticking: two years for existing entities.
– Immediate action for newly formed businesses.
– Don’t let time slip through your fingers.

Section 6: Updates and Access

– Stay compliant by updating information.
– Who has access? Law enforcement, federal agencies, and sometimes, financial institutions.
– Managing your data responsibly.

Section 7: Penalties and Confidentiality

– Know the stakes: civil and criminal penalties for non-compliance.
– The Act’s shield of confidentiality.
– Keeping your information secure.


Stay ahead of the game by staying informed. Remember, these regulations may have evolved since my last update in September 2021. Consult the latest guidance from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) or seek advice from legal professionals to ensure you’re on the right track.

Have Questions?

Don’t let the maze of Beneficial Ownership Information reporting overwhelm you. Reach out to our team for expert guidance and support tailored to your business needs. Contact our COO Anshul Goyal at and schedule a consultation today to navigate the compliance waters with confidence.


This content is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. The regulations and guidance mentioned may have been updated. Always consult with a legal professional or the appropriate regulatory authority for the most current information.

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