Withholding for a foreign vendor without a tax treaty

September 13, 2021

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Q. We had consulting services performed inside of the U.S by a foreign vendor. The vendor provided a valid Form W-8BEN-E but their country has no tax treaty with U.S. Even though the vendor provided a Form W-8BEN-E, do we need to withhold 30% from the vendor's payment, since they have no U.S tax treaty? A. (Answered by a 3rd party, independent advisory services firm offering experienced and practical help for tax regulatory compliance for Forms W-9, W-8, W-2, 1099, 1098, 5498, 945, 1042,…

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