Withholding tax

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A withholding tax is a tax levied by the country in which income arises (the source country) at a flat rate on the gross amount of the income paid by a resident of the country to a non-resident. The tax is usually collected by the resident taxpayer and remitted to the government on behalf of the non-resident person.

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