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A quick tax question

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As a newbie, I understand that Amazon have to withhold 30% of royalties to cover tax liability in the USA, and I’ll have to go through a couple of hoops to register with the American tax authorities and then with Amazon to get round this.

What I haven’t found the answer to is: is the 30% withheld from all sales or only sales? Most of my sales are through which appears to be a Luxembourg based company.

Can anyone advise? If it’s only .com then it’s not something I’ll have to deal with urgently.
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It's only US sales that Amazon withholds 30% tax on.

For my experience of acquiring an ITIN see my blog post here: - and it was much easier than I'd expected.

Thanks Lexi, that's what I needed to know.

It'll be a long time until I accrue enough US sales to get paid. I can leave scheduling a visit to the consulate until the first time I'm due in Edinburgh on a week day.
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