Non-US Self-Publisher? Tax Issues Don’t Need to be Taxing

I’ re-blogging this as the advice is so good. The options when the IRS finally do answer the phone (my call took 25 minutes on a Thursday night at 22.00 UK time to get through) have recently changed. You now need to Press 1 to get an Employee Identification Number.

CATHERINE RYAN HOWARD

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***Update May 2016***

Please be aware: I am closing comments on this post. It was published 4 years ago and last updated nearly 2 years ago and so I’m sure that there’s better, more up to date information elsewhere on the web. Thanks for stopping by. All my self-publishing ‘how to’ blogs are collected here in what I hope are useful categories.

****Update October 2014 – Read Me!****

From the Amazon KDP Tax Interview guide, October 2014:

“If you are claiming a reduced rate of withholding tax under an income tax treaty and do not have a U.S. TIN, provide your foreign (non-U.S.) income tax identification number to receive treaty benefits. This number is issued by your local tax authority or government for income tax purposes.”

That’s right, folks. Now – thanks to changes in something called FATCA (thanks Marcela of Beyond Frontiers Tax for the heads up!) –

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