The Internal Revenue Service has made available its Publication 515 titled “Withholding of Tax on Nonresident Aliens and Foreign Entities”.
Read the introduction here:
This publication is for withholding agents who pay income to foreign persons, including nonresident aliens, foreign corporations, foreign partnerships, foreign trusts, foreign estates, foreign governments, and international organizations. Specifically, it describes the persons responsible for withholding (withholding agents), the types of income subject to withholding, and the information return and tax return filing obligations of withholding agents. In addition to discussing the rules that apply generally to payments of U.S. source income to foreign persons, it also contains sections on the withholding that applies to the disposition of U.S. real property interests and the withholding by partnerships on income effectively connected with the active conduct of a U.S. trade or business.
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Posted by Pooja Shivaprasad, Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal