These are the instructions for filing a U.S. tax return for foreign individuals (non U.S. residents) who were subject to 30% withholding taxes on their rental income earned at the Golden Strand Resort.
Please note that these are only guidelines. We advise you to see an accountant for more detailed information.
To claim your taxes, you will need to follow these steps:
1042S: sent by the Golden Strand Resort before February 1st of the following year (shows Gross Income and U.S. Federal Tax Withheld)
W7: used to obtain an Individual Tax Payer Identification Number (ITIN#). That form can be downloaded at the bottom of this page or mailed by the Golden Strand Resort on request. Please note that the W7 form needs to be filled out only by individuals who have not received an ITIN# previously. The ITIN# must be obtained before filing the 1040NR and the Schedule E forms .
You will need to send the W7 form along with a copy of the 1042S form and a copy of your passport or two government picture identifications and mail them to:
Internal Revenue Service
P.O. Box 149342
Austin, TX 78714‐9342
1040NR and Schedule E: these forms can be downloaded at the bottom of this page or mailed by the Golden Strand Resort on request. Once the ITIN# is obtained, fill out the 1040NR and the Schedule E forms and mail them to:
Internal Revenue Service Center
Austin, TX 73301‐0215
Please consult the following links to download the necessary instructions:
Click here to download the W7 form for 2012
Click here to download the 1040NR form for 2012
Click here to download the 1040NR instructions for 2012
Click here to download the Schedule E form for 2012
Click here to download the Schedule E instructions for 2012
If you have any questions, please contact IRS at 1-800-829-1040 or visit their website at www.irs.gov