The Corporate Transparency Act will go into effect on January 1, 2024. Enacted in 2021, it aims to enhance transparency in entity structures and ownership to combat money laundering, tax fraud, and other illicit activities. Beginning January 1, 2024, all new entities (“reporting company”) will need to file a Beneficial Ownership Information Report (BOIR) with the U.S. Dept. of Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). This BOIR must identify the beneficial owners and anyone with “substantial control” of the reporting company. They also must identify two “company applicants”...

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