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Tax Requirements on Foreign Persons Selling or Exchanging Real Estate in the United States

A foreign person that sells or exchanges a U.S. real property interest is subject to a required withholding under the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (FIRPTA). A U.S. real property interest includes sales of interests in parcels of real property. This provision is subject to certain exceptions. The required withholding is […]