Withholding obligation for office space rental?

September 16, 2019


Q.¬†We received an invoice from a company that provides shared office space while our office is being remodeled. When we asked for a W-9, a W-8IMY was returned. The foreign entity is located in the Cayman Islands, so there is no tax treaty. The W-8 shows "Withholding foreign partnership" under the Chapter 3 status and "Active NFFE" for Chapter 4 status. Permanent address is NY and country of incorporation is Cayman Islands. Do we have a 30% withholding responsibility? A. (Answered by COKALA Tax…

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