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Subject:  MLP taxes for non-resident aliens Date:  6/9/2013  9:50 PM
Author:  vialactea Number:  118667 of 130956

Does anyone know how taxes on MLPs work for non-resident aliens?

My understanding is that the US will withhold 35% of the dividends and that's it, as long as your home country has a tax treaty with the US (no US taxes on capital gains). I recently bough an MLP and I'm ok with paying 35% on the dividends (it's credited to my home taxes), but I don't want to have to deal with tax fillings in the US (too much complexity to make it worthwhile).

I'd appreciate any feedback on this.

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