[Foundation-l] [ANNOUNCEMENT] Greenspan illustration project

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Sat Nov 3 17:39:22 UTC 2007

Anthony wrote:
> On 11/2/07, George Herbert <george.herbert at gmail.com> wrote:
>> "We'll pay you $40 for creating any of the following images.... unless you
>> fail or refuse to give us your Social Security Number, in which case we have
>> to backup witholding, then it's $28.80.  Have a nice day!"
> For US citizens and resident aliens, yeah, if you refuse to give your
> ITIN you're subject to backup withholding, which doesn't mean you
> don't get that $12.20, just that it's withheld in case you don't file
> a tax return or owe taxes on it.  For non-citizens an appropriate W-8
> form would be used.
The $40.00 could then be reported on form 1040NR which allows for a 
basic personal; exemption, and if there is not other US source income 
the $12.20 would be refunded.


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