This is a very useful blog about tax implications for authors who are publishing on Amazon Kindle but who are not US citizens and don’t pay taxes in the United States. Reblogged from Catherine Caffeinated. Check it out.
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***UPDATE APRIL 2013: First of all, thanks to David for writing the post that never stops giving. We’re still going with comments over a year later, and I’d recommend every new reader take the time to read through them as your question has in all likelihood already been answered. Yes, I know there’s a lot of them, but people have a lot of questions. Secondly, you might want to note the comment from Lis Sowerbutts that describes her post-EIN dealings with the IRS. If they have withheld money from you in a previous year and you plan on submitting a US tax return to get it back, you MUST get an ITIN. If they haven’t withheld any money yet or they’ve withheld such a tiny amount you’re willing to let it go, an EIN is absolutely fine. It’ll do what you need. But if…
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