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What is Form 1042-S?
IRS Form 1042-S, namely Foreign Person’s U.S. Source Income Subject to Withholding, serves to report the amounts a US-based institution or business has paid to foreigners, including individuals presumed to be foreign. It is used even in case no amount has been withheld from the payment due to a taxation exception or treaty.
What do I need the 1042-S tax form for?
- To report the amounts deducted under Chapters 3 or 4 and those withheld that were repaid to the payee further;
- If you are not a resident of the U.S. but get income from any American-based source, including passive sources like the Internet;
- If you get a non-qualified taxable scholarship, you also need to submit Form 1042-S 2022 version.
Organizations that work with Form 1042-S
- The IRS.
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How to fill out Form 1042-S?
- Press the blue button on this page to get a fillable form template and complete it online.
- Leave your income code that classifies the payment in Section 1 of the blank.
- Indicate the total amount of gross income paid to the recipient in Box 2.
- Study the list of the required income codes (16, 17, 18, 19, 20, or 42) in Field 5, which is for withholding allowance.
- If Boxes 10 and 7a both show $0, you don’t need to file the form with the IRS.
- Enter the code of the country you reside in Section 12f.
- Provide the recipient status code in Boxes 13f or 13g.
- Fields from 17a to 17c determine any state income tax deducted.
- Specify the state tax number of the payer in Box 17b.
- Provide the state name in Box 17c.
- Click the Done button and download a printable PDF file on your device.
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