nonresident alien investment & finance definition
non-U.S. citizen who lives outside of the U.S. but who has taxable business
activities in the U.S. A nonresident alien is subjected to a withholding tax of
30 percent on dividend payments unless the alien’s country has a tax treaty
with his or her native country. A nonresident alien is subjected to higher
income tax withholding in other financial areas as well.
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