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Foreign Recipients of US Income Chart

The table below, produced by the IRS, represents the top 15 countries in 2009 for foreign person’s receiving US source income that is subject to withholding taxes. 

 

Foreign Recipients of U.S. Income
Table 1. Forms 1042S:  Number, Total U.S.-Source Income, and U.S. Tax Withheld, Tax Treaty Countries
and Total Non-Tax Treaty Countries, 2009
[Money amounts are in thousands of dollars] 

 
 
 
 
 

Treaty status and country

U.S. tax withheld

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Belgium

145,481

 

Canada

643,896

 

France [2]

414,303

 

Germany

182,292

 

Ireland

283,775

 

Israel

85,067

 

Italy

72,504

 

Japan

220,120

 

Korea, Republic of (South)

244,147

 

Luxembourg

591,824

 

Mexico

196,059

 

Netherlands

124,698

 

Switzerland

171,373

 

United Kingdom

455,103

 

Non-tax treaty countries, total [3]

2,553,853

 


[2] Includes Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, and Reunion.
[3]  Includes Puerto Rico and U.S. possessions.  The U.S. and Bermuda have had a tax treaty in effect since 1986, however, this treaty provides no reduction of withholding rates.
Notes:  Detail may not add to totals because of rounding. Form 1042S is entitled "Foreign Person's U.S. Source Income Subject to Withholding."


Source: IRS, Statistics of Income Division, September 2011.

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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