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    March 15th, 2010
    Toronto Canada
    Tax Implications if Network is located offshore?
    Hi All,
    This may be a pointless question, but what if the network that affiliates use happens to be owned and managed offshore (Canada or an offshore island)?

    As the company is not required to follow US or State laws I am sure the responsibility is on the affiliate but the network would not be responsible to pay or report any tax issues.

    Would this help affiliates?

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    ABW Ambassador Daniel M. Clark's Avatar
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    January 7th, 2006
    Houston, TX
    Quote Originally Posted by LawrenceGouett View Post
    Would this help affiliates?
    Of course not. Wether or not a company reports your income, you have a legal responsibility to report your income and pay appropriate taxes. Doesn't matter if the income came from a U.S.-based company or a foreign-based company.

    Cheating the system and illegally avoiding paying taxes isn't the way to help affiliates - changing the tax laws to ease the tax burdens required by law is the way to help affiliates.
    Daniel M. Clark
    Tech Manager
    Greg Hoffman Consulting

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    Affiliate Manager affilorama's Avatar
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    July 28th, 2008
    Christchurch, New Zealand
    Caution, this is not legal advice:
    Generally, the tax laws in the country where an affiliate is living are the tax laws that the affiliate needs to comply with.
    But if you are a citizen of one country and live in another country, you may have to pay taxes in both countries.

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