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Senior tax stimulus check Publication 515 - Main Content Table of Contents Withholding of TaxWithholding Agent Withholding and Reporting Obligations Persons Subject to NRA WithholdingIdentifying the Payee Foreign Persons DocumentationBeneficial Owners Foreign Intermediaries and Foreign Flow-Through Entities Standards of Knowledge Presumption Rules Income Subject to NRA WithholdingSource of Income Fixed or Determinable Annual or Periodical Income (FDAP) Withholding on Specific IncomeEffectively Connected Income Income Not Effectively Connected Pay for Personal Services Performed Artists and Athletes (Income Codes 42 and 43) Other Income Foreign Governments and Certain Other Foreign Organizations U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check Taxpayer Identification NumbersUnexpected payment. Senior tax stimulus check Depositing Withheld TaxesWhen Deposits Are Required Adjustment for Overwithholding Returns RequiredJoint owners. Senior tax stimulus check Electronic reporting. Senior tax stimulus check Partnership Withholding on Effectively Connected IncomeWho Must Withhold Foreign Partner Publicly Traded Partnerships U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check Real Property InterestForeign corporations. Senior tax stimulus check Domestic corporations. Senior tax stimulus check U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check real property holding corporations. Senior tax stimulus check Partnerships. Senior tax stimulus check Trusts and estates. Senior tax stimulus check Domestically controlled QIE. Senior tax stimulus check Late filing of certifications or notices. Senior tax stimulus check Certifications. Senior tax stimulus check Liability of agent or qualified substitute. Senior tax stimulus check Reporting and Paying the Tax Withholding Certificates Tax Treaty TablesTable 1 Table 2 Table 3 How To Get Tax HelpLow Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITCs). Senior tax stimulus check Withholding of Tax In most cases, a foreign person is subject to U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check tax on its U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check source income. Senior tax stimulus check Most types of U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check source income received by a foreign person are subject to U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check tax of 30%. Senior tax stimulus check A reduced rate, including exemption, may apply if there is a tax treaty between the foreign person's country of residence and the United States. Senior tax stimulus check The tax is generally withheld (NRA withholding) from the payment made to the foreign person. Senior tax stimulus check The term “NRA withholding” is used in this publication descriptively to refer to withholding required under sections 1441, 1442, and 1443 of the Internal Revenue Code. Senior tax stimulus check In most cases, NRA withholding describes the withholding regime that requires withholding on a payment of U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check source income. Senior tax stimulus check Payments to foreign persons, including nonresident alien individuals, foreign entities, and governments, may be subject to NRA withholding. Senior tax stimulus check NRA withholding does not include withholding under section 1445 of the Code (see U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check Real Property Interest, later) or under section 1446 of the Code (see Partnership Withholding on Effectively Connected Income , later). Senior tax stimulus check A withholding agent (defined next) is the person responsible for withholding on payments made to a foreign person. Senior tax stimulus check However, a withholding agent that can reliably associate the payment with documentation (discussed later) from a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person is not required to withhold. Senior tax stimulus check In addition, a withholding agent may apply a reduced rate of withholding (including an exemption from withholding) if it can reliably associate the payment with documentation from a beneficial owner that is a foreign person entitled to a reduced rate of withholding. Senior tax stimulus check Withholding Agent You are a withholding agent if you are a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check or foreign person that has control, receipt, custody, disposal, or payment of any item of income of a foreign person that is subject to withholding. Senior tax stimulus check A withholding agent may be an individual, corporation, partnership, trust, association, nominee (under section 1446 of the Code), or any other entity, including any foreign intermediary, foreign partnership, or U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check branch of certain foreign banks and insurance companies. Senior tax stimulus check You may be a withholding agent even if there is no requirement to withhold from a payment or even if another person has withheld the required amount from the payment. Senior tax stimulus check Although several persons may be withholding agents for a single payment, the full tax is required to be withheld only once. Senior tax stimulus check In most cases, the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person who pays an amount subject to NRA withholding is the person responsible for withholding. Senior tax stimulus check However, other persons may be required to withhold. Senior tax stimulus check For example, a payment made by a flow-through entity or nonqualified intermediary that knows, or has reason to know, that the full amount of NRA withholding was not done by the person from which it receives a payment is required to do the appropriate withholding since it also falls within the definition of a withholding agent. Senior tax stimulus check In addition, withholding must be done by any qualified intermediary, withholding foreign partnership, or withholding foreign trust in accordance with the terms of its withholding agreement, discussed later. Senior tax stimulus check Liability for tax. Senior tax stimulus check   As a withholding agent, you are personally liable for any tax required to be withheld. Senior tax stimulus check This liability is independent of the tax liability of the foreign person to whom the payment is made. Senior tax stimulus check If you fail to withhold and the foreign payee fails to satisfy its U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check tax liability, then both you and the foreign person are liable for tax, as well as interest and any applicable penalties. Senior tax stimulus check   The applicable tax will be collected only once. Senior tax stimulus check If the foreign person satisfies its U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check tax liability, you are not liable for the tax but remain liable for any interest and penalties for failure to withhold. Senior tax stimulus check Determination of amount to withhold. Senior tax stimulus check   You must withhold on the gross amount subject to NRA withholding. Senior tax stimulus check You cannot reduce the gross amount by any deductions. Senior tax stimulus check However, see Scholarships and Fellowship Grants and Pay for Personal Services Performed , later, for when a deduction for a personal exemption may be allowed. Senior tax stimulus check   If the determination of the source of the income or the amount subject to tax depends on facts that are not known at the time of payment, you must withhold an amount sufficient to ensure that at least 30% of the amount subsequently determined to be subject to withholding is withheld. Senior tax stimulus check In no case, however, should you withhold more than 30% of the total amount paid. Senior tax stimulus check Or, you may make a reasonable estimate of the amount from U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check sources and put a corresponding part of the amount due in escrow until the amount from U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check sources can be determined, at which time withholding becomes due. Senior tax stimulus check When to withhold. Senior tax stimulus check   Withholding is required at the time you make a payment of an amount subject to withholding. Senior tax stimulus check A payment is made to a person if that person realizes income, whether or not there is an actual transfer of cash or other property. Senior tax stimulus check A payment is considered made to a person if it is paid for that person's benefit. Senior tax stimulus check For example, a payment made to a creditor of a person in satisfaction of that person's debt to the creditor is considered made to the person. Senior tax stimulus check A payment also is considered made to a person if it is made to that person's agent. Senior tax stimulus check   A U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check partnership should withhold when any distributions that include amounts subject to withholding are made. Senior tax stimulus check However, if a foreign partner's distributive share of income subject to withholding is not actually distributed, the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check partnership must withhold on the foreign partner's distributive share of the income on the earlier of the date that a Schedule K-1 (Form 1065) is provided or mailed to the partner or the due date for furnishing that schedule. Senior tax stimulus check If the distributable amount consists of effectively connected income, see Partnership Withholding on Effectively Connected Income , later. Senior tax stimulus check A U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check trust is required to withhold on the amount includible in the gross income of a foreign beneficiary to the extent the trust's distributable net income consists of an amount subject to withholding. Senior tax stimulus check To the extent a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check trust is required to distribute an amount subject to withholding but does not actually distribute the amount, it must withhold on the foreign beneficiary's allocable share at the time the income is required to be reported on Form 1042-S. Senior tax stimulus check Withholding and Reporting Obligations You are required to report payments subject to NRA withholding on Form 1042-S and to file a tax return on Form 1042. Senior tax stimulus check (See Returns Required , later. Senior tax stimulus check ) An exception from reporting may apply to individuals who are not required to withhold from a payment and who do not make the payment in the course of their trade or business. Senior tax stimulus check Form 1099 reporting and backup withholding. Senior tax stimulus check    You also may be responsible as a payer for reporting on Form 1099 payments made to a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person. Senior tax stimulus check You must withhold 28% (backup withholding rate) from a reportable payment made to a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person that is subject to Form 1099 reporting if any of the following apply. Senior tax stimulus check The U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person has not provided its taxpayer identification number (TIN) in the manner required. Senior tax stimulus check The IRS notifies you that the TIN furnished by the payee is incorrect. Senior tax stimulus check There has been a notified payee underreporting. Senior tax stimulus check There has been a payee certification failure. Senior tax stimulus check In most cases, a TIN must be provided by a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check non-exempt recipient on Form W-9, Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification. Senior tax stimulus check A payer files a tax return on Form 945, Annual Return of Withheld Federal Income Tax, for backup withholding. Senior tax stimulus check You may be required to file Form 1099 and, if appropriate, backup withhold, even if you do not make the payments directly to that U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person. Senior tax stimulus check For example, you are required to report income paid to a foreign intermediary or flow-through entity that collects for a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person subject to Form 1099 reporting. Senior tax stimulus check See Identifying the Payee , later, for more information. Senior tax stimulus check Also see Section S. Senior tax stimulus check Special Rules for Reporting Payments Made Through Foreign Intermediaries and Foreign Flow-Through Entities on Form 1099 in the General Instructions for Certain Information Returns. Senior tax stimulus check Foreign persons who provide Form W-8BEN, Form W-8ECI, or Form W-8EXP (or applicable documentary evidence) are exempt from backup withholding and Form 1099 reporting. Senior tax stimulus check Wages paid to employees. Senior tax stimulus check   If you are the employer of a nonresident alien, you generally must withhold taxes at graduated rates. Senior tax stimulus check See Pay for Personal Services Performed , later. Senior tax stimulus check Effectively connected income by partnerships. Senior tax stimulus check   A withholding agent that is a partnership (whether U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check or foreign) is also responsible for withholding on its income effectively connected with a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check trade or business that is allocable to foreign partners. Senior tax stimulus check See Partnership Withholding on Effectively Connected Income , later, for more information. Senior tax stimulus check U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check real property interest. Senior tax stimulus check   A withholding agent also may be responsible for withholding if a foreign person transfers a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check real property interest to the agent, or if it is a corporation, partnership, trust, or estate that distributes a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check real property interest to a shareholder, partner, or beneficiary that is a foreign person. Senior tax stimulus check See U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check Real Property Interest , later. Senior tax stimulus check Persons Subject to NRA Withholding NRA withholding applies only to payments made to a payee that is a foreign person. Senior tax stimulus check It does not apply to payments made to U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check persons. Senior tax stimulus check Usually, you determine the payee's status as a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check or foreign person based on the documentation that person provides. Senior tax stimulus check See Documentation , later. Senior tax stimulus check However, if you have received no documentation or you cannot reliably associate all or a part of a payment with documentation, then you must apply certain presumption rules, discussed later. Senior tax stimulus check Identifying the Payee In most cases, the payee is the person to whom you make the payment, regardless of whether that person is the beneficial owner of the income. Senior tax stimulus check However, there are situations in which the payee is a person other than the one to whom you actually make a payment. Senior tax stimulus check U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check agent of foreign person. Senior tax stimulus check   If you make a payment to a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person and you have actual knowledge that the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person is receiving the payment as an agent of a foreign person, you must treat the payment as made to the foreign person. Senior tax stimulus check However, if the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person is a financial institution, you may treat the institution as the payee provided you have no reason to believe that the institution will not comply with its own obligation to withhold. Senior tax stimulus check   If the payment is not subject to NRA withholding (for example, gross proceeds from the sales of securities), you must treat the payment as made to a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person and not as a payment to a foreign person. Senior tax stimulus check You may be required to report the payment on Form 1099 and, if applicable, backup withhold. Senior tax stimulus check Disregarded entities. Senior tax stimulus check   A business entity that is not a corporation and that has a single owner may be disregarded as an entity separate from its owner (a disregarded entity) for federal tax purposes. Senior tax stimulus check The payee of a payment made to a disregarded entity is the owner of the entity. Senior tax stimulus check   If the owner of the entity is a foreign person, you must apply NRA withholding unless you can treat the foreign owner as a beneficial owner entitled to a reduced rate of withholding. Senior tax stimulus check   If the owner is a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person, you do not apply NRA withholding. Senior tax stimulus check However, you may be required to report the payment on Form 1099 and, if applicable, backup withhold. Senior tax stimulus check You may assume that a foreign entity is not a disregarded entity unless you can reliably associate the payment with documentation provided by the owner or you have actual knowledge or reason to know that the foreign entity is a disregarded entity. Senior tax stimulus check Flow-Through Entities The payees of payments (other than income effectively connected with a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check trade or business) made to a foreign flow-through entity are the owners or beneficiaries of the flow-through entity. Senior tax stimulus check This rule applies for purposes of NRA withholding and for Form 1099 reporting and backup withholding. Senior tax stimulus check Income that is, or is deemed to be, effectively connected with the conduct of a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check trade or business of a flow-through entity is treated as paid to the entity. Senior tax stimulus check All of the following are flow-through entities. Senior tax stimulus check A foreign partnership (other than a withholding foreign partnership). Senior tax stimulus check A foreign simple or foreign grantor trust (other than a withholding foreign trust). Senior tax stimulus check A fiscally transparent entity receiving income for which treaty benefits are claimed. Senior tax stimulus check See Fiscally transparent entity , later. Senior tax stimulus check In most cases, you treat a payee as a flow-through entity if it provides you with a Form W-8IMY (see Documentation , later) on which it claims such status. Senior tax stimulus check You also may be required to treat the entity as a flow-through entity under the presumption rules, discussed later. Senior tax stimulus check You must determine whether the owners or beneficiaries of a flow-through entity are U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check or foreign persons, how much of the payment relates to each owner or beneficiary, and, if the owner or beneficiary is foreign, whether a reduced rate of NRA withholding applies. Senior tax stimulus check You make these determinations based on the documentation and other information (contained in a withholding statement) that is associated with the flow-through entity's Form W-8IMY. Senior tax stimulus check If you do not have all of the information that is required to reliably associate a payment with a specific payee, you must apply the presumption rules. Senior tax stimulus check See Documentation and Presumption Rules , later. Senior tax stimulus check Withholding foreign partnerships and withholding foreign trusts are not flow-through entities. Senior tax stimulus check Foreign partnerships. Senior tax stimulus check    A foreign partnership is any partnership that is not organized under the laws of any state of the United States or the District of Columbia or any partnership that is treated as foreign under the income tax regulations. Senior tax stimulus check If a foreign partnership is not a withholding foreign partnership, the payees of income are the partners of the partnership, provided the partners are not themselves a flow-through entity or a foreign intermediary. Senior tax stimulus check However, the payee is the partnership itself if the partnership is claiming treaty benefits on the basis that it is not fiscally transparent and that it meets all the other requirements for claiming treaty benefits. Senior tax stimulus check If a partner is a foreign flow-through entity or a foreign intermediary, you apply the payee determination rules to that partner to determine the payees. Senior tax stimulus check Example 1. Senior tax stimulus check A nonwithholding foreign partnership has three partners: a nonresident alien individual; a foreign corporation; and a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check citizen. Senior tax stimulus check You make a payment of U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check source interest to the partnership. Senior tax stimulus check It gives you a Form W-8IMY with which it associates Form W-8BEN from the nonresident alien; Form W-8BEN from the foreign corporation; and Form W-9 from the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check citizen. Senior tax stimulus check The partnership also gives you a complete withholding statement that enables you to associate a part of the interest payment to each partner. Senior tax stimulus check You must treat all three partners as the payees of the interest payment as if the payment were made directly to them. Senior tax stimulus check Report the payment to the nonresident alien and the foreign corporation on Forms 1042-S. Senior tax stimulus check Report the payment to the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check citizen on Form 1099-INT. Senior tax stimulus check Example 2. Senior tax stimulus check A nonwithholding foreign partnership has two partners: a foreign corporation and a nonwithholding foreign partnership. Senior tax stimulus check The second partnership has two partners, both nonresident alien individuals. Senior tax stimulus check You make a payment of U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check source interest to the first partnership. Senior tax stimulus check It gives you a valid Form W-8IMY with which it associates a Form W-8BEN from the foreign corporation and a Form W-8IMY from the second partnership. Senior tax stimulus check In addition, Forms W-8BEN from the partners are associated with the Form W-8IMY from the second partnership. Senior tax stimulus check The Forms W-8IMY from the partnerships have complete withholding statements associated with them. Senior tax stimulus check Because you can reliably associate a part of the interest payment with the Form W-8BEN provided by the foreign corporation and the Forms W-8BEN provided by the nonresident alien individual partners as a result of the withholding statements, you must treat them as the payees of the interest. Senior tax stimulus check Example 3. Senior tax stimulus check You make a payment of U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check source dividends to a withholding foreign partnership. Senior tax stimulus check The partnership has two partners, both foreign corporations. Senior tax stimulus check You can reliably associate the payment with a valid Form W-8IMY from the partnership on which it represents that it is a withholding foreign partnership. Senior tax stimulus check You must treat the partnership as the payee of the dividends. Senior tax stimulus check Foreign simple and grantor trust. Senior tax stimulus check   A trust is foreign unless it meets both of the following tests. Senior tax stimulus check A court within the United States is able to exercise primary supervision over the administration of the trust. Senior tax stimulus check One or more U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check persons have the authority to control all substantial decisions of the trust. Senior tax stimulus check   In most cases, a foreign simple trust is a foreign trust that is required to distribute all of its income annually. Senior tax stimulus check A foreign grantor trust is a foreign trust that is treated as a grantor trust under sections 671 through 679 of the Code. Senior tax stimulus check   The payees of a payment made to a foreign simple trust are the beneficiaries of the trust. Senior tax stimulus check The payees of a payment made to a foreign grantor trust are the owners of the trust. Senior tax stimulus check However, the payee is the foreign simple or grantor trust itself if the trust is claiming treaty benefits on the basis that it is not fiscally transparent and that it meets all the other requirements for claiming treaty benefits. Senior tax stimulus check If the beneficiaries or owners are themselves flow-through entities or foreign intermediaries, you apply the payee determination rules to that beneficiary or owner to determine the payees. Senior tax stimulus check Example. Senior tax stimulus check A foreign simple trust has three beneficiaries: two nonresident alien individuals and a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check citizen. Senior tax stimulus check You make a payment of interest to the foreign trust. Senior tax stimulus check It gives you a Form W-8IMY with which it associates Forms W-8BEN from the nonresident aliens and a Form W-9 from the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check citizen. Senior tax stimulus check The trust also gives you a complete withholding statement that enables you to associate a part of the interest payment with the forms provided by each beneficiary. Senior tax stimulus check You must treat all three beneficiaries as the payees of the interest payment as if the payment were made directly to them. Senior tax stimulus check Report the payment to the nonresident aliens on Forms 1042-S. Senior tax stimulus check Report the payment to the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check citizen on Form 1099-INT. Senior tax stimulus check Fiscally transparent entity. Senior tax stimulus check   If a reduced rate of withholding under an income tax treaty is claimed, a flow-through entity includes any entity in which the interest holder must treat the entity as fiscally transparent. Senior tax stimulus check The determination of whether an entity is fiscally transparent is made on an item of income basis (that is, the determination is made separately for interest, dividends, royalties, etc. Senior tax stimulus check ). Senior tax stimulus check The interest holder in an entity makes the determination by applying the laws of the jurisdiction where the interest holder is organized, incorporated, or otherwise considered a resident. Senior tax stimulus check An entity is considered to be fiscally transparent for the income to the extent the laws of that jurisdiction require the interest holder to separately take into account on a current basis the interest holder's share of the income, whether or not distributed to the interest holder, and the character and source of the income to the interest holder are determined as if the income was realized directly from the source that paid it to the entity. Senior tax stimulus check Subject to the standards of knowledge rules discussed later, you generally make the determination that an entity is fiscally transparent based on a Form W-8IMY provided by the entity. Senior tax stimulus check   The payees of a payment made to a fiscally transparent entity are the interest holders of the entity. Senior tax stimulus check Example. Senior tax stimulus check Entity A is a business organization organized under the laws of country X that has an income tax treaty in force with the United States. Senior tax stimulus check A has two interest holders, B and C. Senior tax stimulus check B is a corporation organized under the laws of country Y. Senior tax stimulus check C is a corporation organized under the laws of country Z. Senior tax stimulus check Both countries Y and Z have an income tax treaty in force with the United States. Senior tax stimulus check A receives royalty income from U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check sources that is not effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or business in the United States. Senior tax stimulus check For U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check income tax purposes, A is treated as a partnership. Senior tax stimulus check Country X treats A as a partnership and requires the interest holders in A to separately take into account on a current basis their respective shares of the income paid to A even if the income is not distributed. Senior tax stimulus check The laws of country X provide that the character and source of the income to A's interest holders are determined as if the income was realized directly from the source that paid it to A. Senior tax stimulus check Accordingly, A is fiscally transparent in its jurisdiction, country X. Senior tax stimulus check B and C are not fiscally transparent under the laws of their respective countries of incorporation. Senior tax stimulus check Country Y requires B to separately take into account on a current basis B's share of the income paid to A, and the character and source of the income to B is determined as if the income was realized directly from the source that paid it to A. Senior tax stimulus check Accordingly, A is fiscally transparent for that income under the laws of country Y, and B is treated as deriving its share of the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check source royalty income for purposes of the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check -Y income tax treaty. Senior tax stimulus check Country Z, on the other hand, treats A as a corporation and does not require C to take into account its share of A's income on a current basis whether or not distributed. Senior tax stimulus check Therefore, A is not treated as fiscally transparent under the laws of country Z. Senior tax stimulus check Accordingly, C is not treated as deriving its share of the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check source royalty income for purposes of the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check -Z income tax treaty. Senior tax stimulus check Foreign Intermediaries In most cases, if you make payments to a foreign intermediary, the payees are the persons for whom the foreign intermediary collects the payment, such as account holders or customers, not the intermediary itself. Senior tax stimulus check This rule applies for purposes of NRA withholding and for Form 1099 reporting and backup withholding. Senior tax stimulus check You may, however, treat a qualified intermediary that has assumed primary withholding responsibility for a payment as the payee, and you are not required to withhold. Senior tax stimulus check An intermediary is a custodian, broker, nominee, or any other person that acts as an agent for another person. Senior tax stimulus check A foreign intermediary is either a qualified intermediary or a nonqualified intermediary. Senior tax stimulus check In most cases, you determine whether an entity is a qualified intermediary or a nonqualified intermediary based on the representations the intermediary makes on Form W-8IMY. Senior tax stimulus check You must determine whether the customers or account holders of a foreign intermediary are U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check or foreign persons and, if the account holder or customer is foreign, whether a reduced rate of NRA withholding applies. Senior tax stimulus check You make these determinations based on the foreign intermediary's Form W-8IMY and associated information and documentation. Senior tax stimulus check If you do not have all of the information or documentation that is required to reliably associate a payment with a payee, you must apply the presumption rules. Senior tax stimulus check See Documentation and Presumption Rules , later. Senior tax stimulus check Nonqualified intermediary. Senior tax stimulus check   A nonqualified intermediary (NQI) is any intermediary that is a foreign person and that is not a qualified intermediary. Senior tax stimulus check The payees of a payment made to an NQI are the customers or account holders on whose behalf the NQI is acting. Senior tax stimulus check Example. Senior tax stimulus check You make a payment of interest to a foreign bank that is a nonqualified intermediary. Senior tax stimulus check The bank gives you a Form W-8IMY and the Forms W-8BEN of two foreign persons, and a Form W-9 from a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person for whom the bank is collecting the payments. Senior tax stimulus check The bank also associates with its Form W-8IMY a withholding statement on which it allocates the interest payment to each account holder and provides all other information required to be on the withholding statement. Senior tax stimulus check The account holders are the payees of the interest payment. Senior tax stimulus check You should report the part of the interest paid to the two foreign persons on Forms 1042-S and the part paid to the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person on Form 1099-INT. Senior tax stimulus check Qualified intermediary. Senior tax stimulus check   A qualified intermediary (QI) is any foreign intermediary (or foreign branch of a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check intermediary) that has entered into a qualified intermediary withholding agreement (discussed later) with the IRS. Senior tax stimulus check You may treat a QI as a payee to the extent the QI assumes primary withholding responsibility or primary Form 1099 reporting and backup withholding responsibility for a payment. Senior tax stimulus check In this situation, the QI is required to withhold the tax. Senior tax stimulus check You can determine whether a QI has assumed responsibility from the Form W-8IMY provided by the QI. Senior tax stimulus check   A payment to a QI to the extent it does not assume primary NRA withholding responsibility is considered made to the person on whose behalf the QI acts. Senior tax stimulus check If a QI does not assume Form 1099 reporting and backup withholding responsibility, you must report on Form 1099 and, if applicable, backup withhold as if you were making the payment directly to the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person. Senior tax stimulus check Branches of financial institutions. Senior tax stimulus check   Branches of financial institutions are not permitted to operate as QIs if they are located outside of countries having approved “know-your-customer” (KYC) rules. Senior tax stimulus check The countries with approved KYC rules are listed on IRS. Senior tax stimulus check gov. Senior tax stimulus check QI withholding agreement. Senior tax stimulus check   Foreign financial institutions and foreign branches of U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check financial institutions can enter into an agreement with the IRS to be a qualified intermediary. Senior tax stimulus check   A QI is entitled to certain simplified withholding and reporting rules. Senior tax stimulus check In general, there are three major areas whereby intermediaries with QI status are afforded such simplified treatment. Senior tax stimulus check   To apply for QI status, complete Form 14345, Qualified Intermediary Application, and Form SS-4, Application for Employer Identification Number. Senior tax stimulus check These forms, and the procedures required to obtain a QI withholding agreement are available at www. Senior tax stimulus check irs. Senior tax stimulus check gov/Businesses/Corporations/Qualified-Intermediaries-(QI). Senior tax stimulus check Documentation. Senior tax stimulus check   A QI is not required to forward documentation obtained from foreign account holders to the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check withholding agent from whom the QI receives a payment of U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check source income. Senior tax stimulus check The QI maintains such documentation at its location and provides the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check withholding agent with withholding rate pools. Senior tax stimulus check A withholding rate pool is a payment of a single type of income that is subject to a single rate of withholding. Senior tax stimulus check   A QI is required to provide the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check withholding agent with information regarding U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check persons subject to Form 1099 information reporting unless the QI assumes the primary obligation to do Form 1099 reporting and backup withholding. Senior tax stimulus check   If a QI obtains documentary evidence under the “know-your-customer” rules that apply to the QI under local law, and the documentary evidence is of a type specified in an attachment to the QI agreement, the documentary evidence remains valid until there is a change in circumstances or the QI knows the information is incorrect. Senior tax stimulus check This indefinite validity period rule does not apply to Forms W-8 or to documentary evidence that is not of the type specified in the attachment to the agreement. Senior tax stimulus check Form 1042-S reporting. Senior tax stimulus check   A QI is permitted to report payments made to its direct foreign account holders on a pooled basis rather than reporting payments to each direct account holder specifically. Senior tax stimulus check Pooled basis reporting is not available for payments to certain account holders, such as a nonqualified intermediary or a flow-through entity (discussed earlier). Senior tax stimulus check Collective refund procedures. Senior tax stimulus check   A QI may seek a refund on behalf of its direct account holders. Senior tax stimulus check The direct account holders, therefore, are not required to file returns with the IRS to obtain refunds, but rather may obtain them from the QI. Senior tax stimulus check U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check branches of foreign banks and foreign insurance companies. Senior tax stimulus check   Special rules apply to a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check branch of a foreign bank subject to Federal Reserve Board supervision or a foreign insurance company subject to state regulatory supervision. Senior tax stimulus check If you agree to treat the branch as a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person, you may treat the branch as a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check payee for a payment subject to NRA withholding provided you receive a Form W-8IMY from the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check branch on which the agreement is evidenced. Senior tax stimulus check If you treat the branch as a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check payee, you are not required to withhold. Senior tax stimulus check Even though you agree to treat the branch as a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person, you must report the payment on Form 1042-S. Senior tax stimulus check   A financial institution organized in a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check possession is treated as a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check branch. Senior tax stimulus check The special rules discussed in this section apply to a possessions financial institution. Senior tax stimulus check   If you are paying a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check branch an amount that is not subject to NRA withholding, treat the payment as made to a foreign person, irrespective of any agreement to treat the branch as a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person for amounts subject to NRA withholding. Senior tax stimulus check Consequently, amounts not subject to NRA withholding that are paid to a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check branch are not subject to Form 1099 reporting or backup withholding. Senior tax stimulus check   Alternatively, a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check branch may provide you with a Form W-8IMY with which it associates the documentation of the persons on whose behalf it acts. Senior tax stimulus check In this situation, the payees are the persons on whose behalf the branch acts provided you can reliably associate the payment with valid documentation from those persons. Senior tax stimulus check See Nonqualified Intermediaries under  Documentation, later. Senior tax stimulus check   If the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check branch does not provide you with a Form W-8IMY, then you should treat a payment subject to NRA withholding as made to the foreign person of which the branch is a part and the income as effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or business in the United States. Senior tax stimulus check Withholding foreign partnership and foreign trust. Senior tax stimulus check   A withholding foreign partnership (WP) is any foreign partnership that has entered into a WP withholding agreement with the IRS and is acting in that capacity. Senior tax stimulus check A withholding foreign trust (WT) is a foreign simple or grantor trust that has entered into a WT withholding agreement with the IRS and is acting in that capacity. Senior tax stimulus check   A WP or WT may act in that capacity only for payments of amounts subject to NRA withholding that are distributed to, or included in the distributive share of, its direct partners, beneficiaries, or owners. Senior tax stimulus check A WP or WT acting in that capacity must assume NRA withholding responsibility for these amounts. Senior tax stimulus check You may treat a WP or WT as a payee if it has provided you with documentation (discussed later) that represents that it is acting as a WP or WT for such amounts. Senior tax stimulus check WP and WT withholding agreements. Senior tax stimulus check   The WP and WT withholding agreements and the application procedures for the agreements are in Revenue Procedure 2003-64. Senior tax stimulus check Also see the following items. Senior tax stimulus check Revenue Procedure 2004-21. Senior tax stimulus check Revenue Procedure 2005-77. Senior tax stimulus check Employer identification number (EIN). Senior tax stimulus check   A completed Form SS-4 must be submitted with the application for being a WP or WT. Senior tax stimulus check The WP or WT will be assigned a WP-EIN or WT-EIN to be used only when acting in that capacity. Senior tax stimulus check Documentation. Senior tax stimulus check   A WP or WT must provide you with a Form W-8IMY that certifies that the WP or WT is acting in that capacity and a written statement identifying the amounts for which it is so acting. Senior tax stimulus check The statement is not required to contain withholding rate pool information or any information relating to the identity of a direct partner, beneficiary, or owner. Senior tax stimulus check The Form W-8IMY must contain the WP-EIN or WT-EIN. Senior tax stimulus check Foreign Persons A payee is subject to NRA withholding only if it is a foreign person. Senior tax stimulus check A foreign person includes a nonresident alien individual, foreign corporation, foreign partnership, foreign trust, foreign estate, and any other person that is not a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person. Senior tax stimulus check It also includes a foreign branch of a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check financial institution if the foreign branch is a qualified intermediary. Senior tax stimulus check In most cases, the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check branch of a foreign corporation or partnership is treated as a foreign person. Senior tax stimulus check Nonresident alien. Senior tax stimulus check   A nonresident alien is an individual who is not a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check citizen or a resident alien. Senior tax stimulus check A resident of a foreign country under the residence article of an income tax treaty is a nonresident alien individual for purposes of withholding. Senior tax stimulus check Married to U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check citizen or resident alien. Senior tax stimulus check   Nonresident alien individuals married to U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check citizens or resident aliens may choose to be treated as resident aliens for certain income tax purposes. Senior tax stimulus check However, these individuals are still subject to the NRA withholding rules that apply to nonresident aliens for all income except wages. Senior tax stimulus check Wages paid to these individuals are subject to graduated withholding. Senior tax stimulus check See Wages Paid to Employees—Graduated Withholding . Senior tax stimulus check Resident alien. Senior tax stimulus check   A resident alien is an individual who is not a citizen or national of the United States and who meets either the green card test or the substantial presence test for the calendar year. Senior tax stimulus check Green card test. Senior tax stimulus check An alien is a resident alien if the individual was a lawful permanent resident of the United States at any time during the calendar year. Senior tax stimulus check This is known as the green card test because these aliens hold immigrant visas (also known as green cards). Senior tax stimulus check Substantial presence test. Senior tax stimulus check An alien is considered a resident alien if the individual meets the substantial presence test for the calendar year. Senior tax stimulus check Under this test, the individual must be physically present in the United States on at least: 31 days during the current calendar year, and 183 days during the current year and the 2 preceding years, counting all the days of physical presence in the current year, but only 1/3 the number of days of presence in the first preceding year, and only 1/6 the number of days in the second preceding year. Senior tax stimulus check   In most cases, the days the alien is in the United States as a teacher, student, or trainee on an “F,” “J,” “M,” or “Q” visa are not counted. Senior tax stimulus check This exception is for a limited period of time. Senior tax stimulus check   For more information on resident and nonresident status, the tests for residence, and the exceptions to them, see Publication 519. Senior tax stimulus check Note. Senior tax stimulus check   If your employee is late in notifying you that his or her status changed from nonresident alien to resident alien, you may have to make an adjustment to Form 941 if that employee was exempt from withholding of social security and Medicare taxes as a nonresident alien. Senior tax stimulus check For more information on making adjustments, see chapter 13 of Publication 15 (Circular E). Senior tax stimulus check Resident of a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check possession. Senior tax stimulus check   A bona fide resident of Puerto Rico, the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check Virgin Islands, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), or American Samoa who is not a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check citizen or a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check national is treated as a nonresident alien for the withholding rules explained here. Senior tax stimulus check A bona fide resident of a possession is someone who: Meets the presence test, Does not have a tax home outside the possession, and Does not have a closer connection to the United States or to a foreign country than to the possession. Senior tax stimulus check   For more information, see Publication 570, Tax Guide for Individuals With Income From U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check Possessions. Senior tax stimulus check Foreign corporations. Senior tax stimulus check   A foreign corporation is one that does not fit the definition of a domestic corporation. Senior tax stimulus check A domestic corporation is one that was created or organized in the United States or under the laws of the United States, any of its states, or the District of Columbia. Senior tax stimulus check Guam or Northern Mariana Islands corporations. Senior tax stimulus check   A corporation created or organized in, or under the laws of, Guam or the CNMI is not considered a foreign corporation for the purpose of withholding tax for the tax year if: At all times during the tax year less than 25% in value of the corporation's stock is owned, directly or indirectly, by foreign persons; and At least 20% of the corporation's gross income is derived from sources within Guam or the CNMI for the 3-year period ending with the close of the preceding tax year of the corporation (or the period the corporation has been in existence, if less). Senior tax stimulus check Note. Senior tax stimulus check   The provisions discussed below under U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check Virgin Islands and American Samoa corporations will apply to Guam or CNMI corporations when an implementing agreement is in effect between the United States and that possession. Senior tax stimulus check U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check Virgin Islands and American Samoa corporations. Senior tax stimulus check   A corporation created or organized in, or under the laws of, the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check Virgin Islands or American Samoa is not considered a foreign corporation for the purposes of withholding tax for the tax year if: At all times during the tax year less than 25% in value of the corporation's stock is owned, directly or indirectly, by foreign persons, At least 65% of the corporation's gross income is effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or business in the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the CNMI, or the United States for the 3-year period ending with the close of the tax year of the corporation (or the period the corporation or any predecessor has been in existence, if less), and No substantial part of the income of the corporation is used, directly or indirectly, to satisfy obligations to a person who is not a bona fide resident of the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the CNMI, or the United States. Senior tax stimulus check Foreign private foundations. Senior tax stimulus check   A private foundation that was created or organized under the laws of a foreign country is a foreign private foundation. Senior tax stimulus check Gross investment income from sources within the United States paid to a qualified foreign private foundation is subject to NRA withholding at a 4% rate (unless exempted by a treaty) rather than the ordinary statutory 30% rate. Senior tax stimulus check Other foreign organizations, associations, and charitable institutions. Senior tax stimulus check   An organization may be exempt from income tax under section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code even if it was formed under foreign law. Senior tax stimulus check In most cases, you do not have to withhold tax on payments of income to these foreign tax-exempt organizations unless the IRS has determined that they are foreign private foundations. Senior tax stimulus check   Payments to these organizations, however, must be reported on Form 1042-S, even though no tax is withheld. Senior tax stimulus check   You must withhold tax on the unrelated business income (as described in Publication 598, Tax on Unrelated Business Income of Exempt Organizations) of foreign tax-exempt organizations in the same way that you would withhold tax on similar income of nonexempt organizations. Senior tax stimulus check U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check branches of foreign persons. Senior tax stimulus check   In most cases, a payment to a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check branch of a foreign person is a payment made to the foreign person. Senior tax stimulus check However, you may treat payments to U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check branches of foreign banks and foreign insurance companies (discussed earlier) that are subject to U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check regulatory supervision as payments made to a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person, if you and the U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check branch have agreed to do so, and if their agreement is evidenced by a withholding certificate, Form W-8IMY. Senior tax stimulus check For this purpose, a financial institution organized under the laws of a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check possession is treated as a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check branch. Senior tax stimulus check Documentation In most cases, you must withhold 30% from the gross amount paid to a foreign payee unless you can reliably associate the payment with valid documentation that establishes either of the following. Senior tax stimulus check The payee is a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person. Senior tax stimulus check The payee is a foreign person that is the beneficial owner of the income and is entitled to a reduced rate of withholding. Senior tax stimulus check In most cases, you must get the documentation before you make the payment. Senior tax stimulus check The documentation is not valid if you know, or have reason to know, that it is unreliable or incorrect. Senior tax stimulus check See Standards of Knowledge , later. Senior tax stimulus check If you cannot reliably associate a payment with valid documentation, you must use the presumption rules discussed later. Senior tax stimulus check For example, if you do not have documentation or you cannot determine the part of a payment that is allocable to specific documentation, you must use the presumption rules. Senior tax stimulus check The specific types of documentation are discussed in this section. Senior tax stimulus check However, see Withholding on Specific Income , later, as well as the instructions to the particular forms. Senior tax stimulus check As the withholding agent, you also may want to see the Instructions for the Requester of Forms W-8BEN, W-8ECI, W-8EXP, and W-8IMY. Senior tax stimulus check Section 1446 withholding. Senior tax stimulus check   Under section 1446 of the Code, a partnership must withhold tax on its effectively connected income allocable to a foreign partner. Senior tax stimulus check In most cases, a partnership determines if a partner is a foreign partner and the partner's tax classification based on the withholding certificate provided by the partner. Senior tax stimulus check This is the same documentation that is filed for NRA withholding, but may require additional information as discussed under each of the forms in this section. Senior tax stimulus check Joint owners. Senior tax stimulus check    If you make a payment to joint owners, you need to get documentation from each owner. Senior tax stimulus check Form W-9. Senior tax stimulus check   In most cases, you can treat the payee as a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person if the payee gives you a Form W-9. Senior tax stimulus check The Form W-9 can be used only by a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person and must contain the payee's taxpayer identification number (TIN). Senior tax stimulus check If there is more than one owner, you may treat the total amount as paid to a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person if any one of the owners gives you a Form W-9. Senior tax stimulus check See U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check Taxpayer Identification Numbers , later. Senior tax stimulus check U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check persons are not subject to NRA withholding, but may be subject to Form 1099 reporting and backup withholding. Senior tax stimulus check Form W-8. Senior tax stimulus check   In most cases, a foreign payee of the income should give you a form in the Form W-8 series. Senior tax stimulus check Until further notice, you can rely upon Forms W-8 that contain a P. Senior tax stimulus check O. Senior tax stimulus check box as a permanent residence address provided you do not know, or have reason to know, that the person providing the form is a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person and that a street address is available. Senior tax stimulus check You may rely on Forms W-8 for which there is a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check mailing address provided you received the form prior to December 31, 2001. Senior tax stimulus check   If certain requirements are met, the foreign person can give you documentary evidence, rather than a Form W-8. Senior tax stimulus check You can rely on documentary evidence in lieu of a Form W-8 for a payment made in a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check possession. Senior tax stimulus check Other documentation. Senior tax stimulus check   Other documentation may be required to claim an exemption from, or a reduced rate of, withholding on pay for personal services. Senior tax stimulus check The nonresident alien individual may have to give you a Form W-4 or a Form 8233, Exemption From Withholding on Compensation for Independent (and Certain Dependent) Personal Services of a Nonresident Alien Individual. Senior tax stimulus check These forms are discussed in Pay for Personal Services Performed under Withholding on Specific Income. Senior tax stimulus check Beneficial Owners If all the appropriate requirements have been established on a Form W-8BEN, W-8ECI, W-8EXP or, if applicable, on documentary evidence, you may treat the payee as a foreign beneficial owner. Senior tax stimulus check Form W-8BEN, Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding. Senior tax stimulus check   This form is used by a foreign person to: Establish foreign status; Claim that such person is the beneficial owner of the income for which the form is being furnished or a partner in a partnership subject to section 1446 withholding; and If applicable, claim a reduced rate of, or exemption from, withholding under an income tax treaty. Senior tax stimulus check   Form W-8BEN also may be used to claim that the foreign person is exempt from Form 1099 reporting and backup withholding for income that is not subject to NRA withholding. Senior tax stimulus check For example, a foreign person may provide a Form W-8BEN to a broker to establish that the gross proceeds from the sale of securities are not subject to Form 1099 reporting or backup withholding. Senior tax stimulus check Claiming treaty benefits. Senior tax stimulus check   You may apply a reduced rate of withholding to a foreign person that provides a Form W-8BEN claiming a reduced rate of withholding under an income tax treaty only if the person provides a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check TIN and certifies that: It is a resident of a treaty country; It is the beneficial owner of the income; If it is an entity, it derives the income within the meaning of section 894 of the Internal Revenue Code (it is not fiscally transparent); and It meets any limitation on benefits provision contained in the treaty, if applicable. Senior tax stimulus check   If the foreign beneficial owner claiming a treaty benefit is related to you, the foreign beneficial owner also must certify on Form W-8BEN that it will file Form 8833, Treaty-Based Return Position Disclosure Under Section 6114 or 7701(b), if the amount subject to NRA withholding received during a calendar year exceeds, in the aggregate, $500,000. Senior tax stimulus check   An entity derives income for which it is claiming treaty benefits only if the entity is not treated as fiscally transparent for that income. Senior tax stimulus check See Fiscally transparent entity discussed earlier under Flow-Through Entities. Senior tax stimulus check   Limitations on benefits provisions generally prohibit third country residents from obtaining treaty benefits. Senior tax stimulus check For example, a foreign corporation may not be entitled to a reduced rate of withholding unless a minimum percentage of its owners are citizens or residents of the United States or the treaty country. Senior tax stimulus check   The exemptions from, or reduced rates of, U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check tax vary under each treaty. Senior tax stimulus check You must check the provisions of the tax treaty that apply. Senior tax stimulus check Tables at the end of this publication show the countries with which the United States has income tax treaties and the rates of withholding that apply in cases where all conditions of the particular treaty articles are satisfied. Senior tax stimulus check   If you know, or have reason to know, that an owner of income is not eligible for treaty benefits claimed, you must not apply the treaty rate. Senior tax stimulus check You are not, however, responsible for misstatements on a Form W-8, documentary evidence, or statements accompanying documentary evidence for which you did not have actual knowledge, or reason to know, that the statements were incorrect. Senior tax stimulus check Exceptions to TIN requirement. Senior tax stimulus check   A foreign person does not have to provide a TIN to claim a reduced rate of withholding under a treaty if the requirements for the following exceptions are met. Senior tax stimulus check Income from marketable securities (discussed next). Senior tax stimulus check Unexpected payments to an individual (discussed under U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check Taxpayer Identification Numbers ). Senior tax stimulus check Marketable securities. Senior tax stimulus check   A Form W-8BEN provided to claim treaty benefits does not need a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check TIN if the foreign beneficial owner is claiming the benefits on income from marketable securities. Senior tax stimulus check For this purpose, income from a marketable security consists of the following items. Senior tax stimulus check Dividends and interest from stocks and debt obligations that are actively traded. Senior tax stimulus check Dividends from any redeemable security issued by an investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (mutual fund). Senior tax stimulus check Dividends, interest, or royalties from units of beneficial interest in a unit investment trust that are (or were upon issuance) publicly offered and are registered with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933. Senior tax stimulus check Income related to loans of any of the above securities. Senior tax stimulus check Offshore accounts. Senior tax stimulus check   If a payment is made outside the United States to an offshore account, a payee may give you documentary evidence, rather than Form W-8BEN. Senior tax stimulus check   In most cases, a payment is made outside the United States if you complete the acts necessary to effect the payment outside the United States. Senior tax stimulus check However, an amount paid by a bank or other financial institution on a deposit or account usually will be treated as paid at the branch or office where the amount is credited. Senior tax stimulus check An offshore account is an account maintained at an office or branch of a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check or foreign bank or other financial institution at any location outside the United States. Senior tax stimulus check   You may rely on documentary evidence given to you by a nonqualified intermediary or a flow-through entity with its Form W-8IMY. Senior tax stimulus check This rule applies even though you make the payment to a nonqualified intermediary or flow-through entity in the United States. Senior tax stimulus check In most cases, the nonqualified intermediary or flow-through entity that gives you documentary evidence also will have to give you a withholding statement, discussed later. Senior tax stimulus check Documentary evidence. Senior tax stimulus check   You may apply a reduced rate of withholding to income from marketable securities (discussed earlier) paid outside the United States to an offshore account if the beneficial owner gives you documentary evidence in place of a Form W-8BEN. Senior tax stimulus check To claim treaty benefits, the documentary evidence must be one of the following: A certificate of residence that: Is issued by a tax official of the treaty country of which the foreign beneficial owner claims to be a resident, States that the person has filed its most recent income tax return as a resident of that country, and Is issued within 3 years prior to being presented to you. Senior tax stimulus check Documentation for an individual that: Includes the individual's name, address, and photograph, Is an official document issued by an authorized governmental body, and Is issued no more than 3 years prior to being presented to you. Senior tax stimulus check Documentation for an entity that: Includes the name of the entity, Includes the address of its principal office in the treaty country, and Is an official document issued by an authorized governmental body. Senior tax stimulus check In addition to the documentary evidence, a foreign beneficial owner that is an entity must provide a statement that it derives the income for which it claims treaty benefits and that it meets one or more of the conditions set forth in a limitation on benefits article, if any, (or similar provision) contained in the applicable treaty. Senior tax stimulus check Form W-8ECI, Certificate of Foreign Person's Claim That Income Is Effectively Connected With the Conduct of a Trade or Business in the United States. Senior tax stimulus check   This form is used by a foreign person to: Establish foreign status, Claim that such person is the beneficial owner of the income for which the form is being furnished, and Claim that the income is effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or business in the United States. Senior tax stimulus check (See Effectively Connected Income , later. Senior tax stimulus check )   Effectively connected income for which a valid Form W-8ECI has been provided is generally not subject to NRA withholding. Senior tax stimulus check   If a partner submits this form to a partnership, the income claimed to be effectively connected with the conduct of a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check trade or business is subject to withholding under section 1446. Senior tax stimulus check If the partner has made, or will make, an election under section 871(d) or 882(d), the partner must submit Form W-8ECI, and attach a copy of the election, or a statement of intent to elect, to the form. Senior tax stimulus check    If the partner's only effectively connected income is the income allocated from the partnership and the partner is not making the election under section 871(d) or 882(d), the partner should provide Form W-8BEN to the partnership. Senior tax stimulus check Form W-8EXP, Certificate of Foreign Government or Other Foreign Organization for United States Tax Withholding. Senior tax stimulus check   This form is used by a foreign government, international organization, foreign central bank of issue, foreign tax-exempt organization, foreign private foundation, or government of a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check possession to: Establish foreign status, Claim that such person is the beneficial owner of the income for which the form is being furnished, and Claim a reduced rate of, or an exemption from, withholding as such an entity. Senior tax stimulus check   If the government or organization is a partner in a partnership carrying on a trade or business in the United States, the effectively connected income allocable to the partner is subject to withholding under section 1446. Senior tax stimulus check   See Foreign Governments and Certain Other Foreign Organizations , later. Senior tax stimulus check Foreign Intermediaries and Foreign Flow-Through Entities Payments made to a foreign intermediary or foreign flow-through entity are treated as made to the payees on whose behalf the intermediary or entity acts. Senior tax stimulus check The Form W-8IMY provided by a foreign intermediary or flow-through entity must be accompanied by additional information for you to be able to reliably associate the payment with a payee. Senior tax stimulus check The additional information required depends on the type of intermediary or flow-through entity and the extent of the withholding responsibilities it assumes. Senior tax stimulus check Form W-8IMY, Certificate of Foreign Intermediary, Foreign Flow-Through Entity, or Certain U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check Branches for United States Tax Withholding. Senior tax stimulus check   This form is used by foreign intermediaries and foreign flow-through entities, as well as certain U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check branches, to: Represent that a foreign person is a qualified intermediary or nonqualified intermediary, Represent, if applicable, that the qualified intermediary is assuming primary NRA withholding responsibility and/or primary Form 1099 reporting and backup withholding responsibility, Represent that a foreign partnership or a foreign simple or grantor trust is a withholding foreign partnership or a withholding foreign trust, Represent that a foreign flow-through entity is a nonwithholding foreign partnership, or a nonwithholding foreign trust and that the income is not effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or business in the United States, Represent that the provider is a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check branch of a foreign bank or insurance company and either is agreeing to be treated as a U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person or is transmitting documentation of the persons on whose behalf it is acting, or Represent that, for purposes of section 1446, it is an upper-tier foreign partnership or a foreign grantor trust and that the form is being used to transmit the required documentation. Senior tax stimulus check For information on qualifying as an upper-tier foreign partnership, see Regulations section 1. Senior tax stimulus check 1446-5. Senior tax stimulus check Qualified Intermediaries In most cases, a QI is any foreign intermediary that has entered into a QI withholding agreement (discussed earlier) with the IRS. Senior tax stimulus check A foreign intermediary that has received a QI employer identification number (QI-EIN) may represent on Form W-8IMY that it is a QI before it receives a fully executed agreement. Senior tax stimulus check The intermediary can claim that it is a QI until the IRS revokes its QI-EIN. Senior tax stimulus check The IRS will revoke a QI-EIN if the QI agreement is not executed and returned to the IRS within a reasonable period of time after the agreement was sent to the intermediary for signature. Senior tax stimulus check Responsibilities. Senior tax stimulus check   Payments made to a QI that does not assume NRA withholding responsibility are treated as paid to its account holders and customers. Senior tax stimulus check However, a QI is not required to provide you with documentation it obtains from its foreign account holders and customers. Senior tax stimulus check Instead, it provides you with a withholding statement that contains withholding rate pool information. Senior tax stimulus check A withholding rate pool is a payment of a single type of income, determined in accordance with the categories of income reported on Form 1042-S that is subject to a single rate of withholding. Senior tax stimulus check A qualified intermediary is required to provide you with information regarding U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check persons subject to Form 1099 reporting and to provide you withholding rate pool information separately for each such U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person unless it has assumed Form 1099 reporting and backup withholding responsibility. Senior tax stimulus check For the alternative procedure for providing rate pool information for U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check non-exempt persons, see the Form W-8IMY instructions. Senior tax stimulus check   The withholding statement must: Designate those accounts for which it acts as a qualified intermediary, Designate those accounts for which it assumes primary NRA withholding responsibility and/or primary Form 1099 and backup withholding responsibility, and Provide sufficient information for you to allocate the payment to a withholding rate pool. Senior tax stimulus check   The extent to which you must have withholding rate pool information depends on the withholding and reporting obligations assumed by the QI. Senior tax stimulus check Primary responsibility not assumed. Senior tax stimulus check   If a QI does not assume primary NRA withholding responsibility or primary Form 1099 reporting and backup withholding responsibility for the payment, you can reliably associate the payment with valid documentation only to the extent you can reliably determine the part of the payment that relates to each withholding rate pool for foreign payees. Senior tax stimulus check Unless the alternative procedure applies, the qualified intermediary must provide you with a separate withholding rate pool for each U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person subject to Form 1099 reporting and/or backup withholding. Senior tax stimulus check The QI must provide a Form W-9 or, in the absence of the form, the name, address, and TIN, if available, for such person. Senior tax stimulus check Primary NRA withholding responsibility assumed. Senior tax stimulus check   If you make a payment to a QI that assumes primary NRA withholding responsibility (but not primary Form 1099 reporting and backup withholding responsibility), you can reliably associate the payment with valid documentation only to the extent you can reliably determine the part of the payment that relates to the withholding rate pool for which the QI assumes primary NRA withholding responsibility and the part of the payment attributable to withholding rate pools for each U. Senior tax stimulus check S. Senior tax stimulus check person, unless the alternative procedure applies, subject to Form 1099 reporting and/or backup withholding. Senior tax stimulus check The QI must provide a Form W-9 or, in the absence of the form, the name, address, and TIN, if available, for such person. Senior tax stimulus check Primary NRA and Form 1099 responsibility assumed. 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IRS Virtual Currency Guidance : Virtual Currency Is Treated as Property for U.S. Federal Tax Purposes; General Rules for Property Transactions Apply

IR-2014-36, March. 25, 2014

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued a notice providing answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on virtual currency, such as bitcoin. These FAQs provide basic information on the U.S. federal tax implications of transactions in, or transactions that use, virtual currency.

In some environments, virtual currency operates like “real” currency -- i.e., the coin and paper money of the United States or of any other country that is designated as legal tender, circulates, and is customarily used and accepted as a medium of exchange in the country of issuance -- but it does not have legal tender status in any jurisdiction.

The notice provides that virtual currency is treated as property for U.S. federal tax purposes.  General tax principles that apply to property transactions apply to transactions using virtual currency.  Among other things, this means that:

  • Wages paid to employees using virtual currency are taxable to the employee, must be reported by an employer on a Form W-2, and are subject to federal income tax withholding and payroll taxes.
  • Payments using virtual currency made to independent contractors and other service providers are taxable and self-employment tax rules generally apply.  Normally, payers must issue Form 1099.
  • The character of gain or loss from the sale or exchange of virtual currency depends on whether the virtual currency is a capital asset in the hands of the taxpayer.
  • A payment made using virtual currency is subject to information reporting to the same extent as any other payment made in property. 

Further details, including a set of 16 questions and answers, are in Notice 2014-21, posted today on IRS.gov.

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