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U.S. or Foreign Person Part 4: Individuals and Entities in U.S. Possessions

U.S. or Foreign Person Part 4: Individuals and Entities in U.S. Possessions

Determining the proper withholding and reporting on income paid to individuals or entities in U.S. possessions or territories can be confusing. In addition to the rules for determining U.S. or foreign person, there are special rules that might apply for withholding and reporting purposes. Individuals who were born in Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin … Read More

Indian Finance Bill May Have Chilling Effect on Investment

Indian Finance Bill May Have Chilling Effect on Investment

With economic growth running at an annual pace of more than 8 percent, the attraction of investing in India is obvious. And, for many companies, investing is India is no longer optional. However, recently  proposed  legislation may force companies to reevaluate their investment posture. Governments around the world facing budgetary crises are tightening transfer pricing regulations and strengthening … Read More

U.S. or Foreign Person Part 3: Foreign Person

U.S. or Foreign Person Part 3: Foreign Person

Individuals who are foreign persons include all non-U.S. citizens who are neither green-card holders nor meet the 183-day substantial presence test (called nonresident aliens). Nonresident aliens also include individuals who meet the 183-day substantial presence test for the calendar year but who are also residents of a tax treaty country (called dual residents) who make an … Read More