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What are the withholding rates for royalties?

See the table below for a list of the current withholding rates or you can check irs.gov. 
COUNTRY
COPYRIGHT WITHHOLDING RATE
(with a valid treaty claim)
Armenia*
0%
Australia
5%
Austria
0%^
Azerbaijan*
0%
Bangladesh
10%
Barbados
5%
Belarus*
0%
Belgium
0%
Bulgaria
5%
Canada
0%^
China
10%
Cyprus
0%
Czech Republic
0%^
Denmark
0%
Egypt
15%^
Estonia
10%^
Finland
0%
France
0%
Georgia*
0%
Germany
0%
Greece
0%
Hungary
0%
Iceland
0%^
India
15%^
Indonesia
10%
Ireland
0%
Israel
10%^
Italy
0%^
Jamaica
10%
Japan
0%
Kazakhstan
10%
Korea, South
10%^
Kyrgyzstan*
0%
Latvia
10%^
Lithuania
10%^
Luxembourg
0%
Malta
10%
Mexico
10%
Moldova*
0%
Morocco
10%
Netherlands
0%
New Zealand
5%
Norway
0%
Pakistan
0%
Philippines
15%
Poland
10%
Portugal
10%
Romania
10%^
Russia
0%
Slovak Republic
0%^
Slovenia
5%
South Africa
0%
Spain
5%^
Sri Lanka
10%
Sweden
0%
Switzerland
0%
Tajikistan*
0%
Thailand
5%^
Trinidad & Tobago
0%^
Tunisia
15%^
Turkey
10%^
Turkmenistan*
0%
Ukraine
10%
United Kingdom
0%
Uzbekistan*
0%
Venezuela
10%^
Other Countries
30
Countries to which the US-USSR income tax treaty still applies: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
 
^ Reduced rates for royalty income types that are shown as special rates and conditions while filling in the tax form. If the reduced rates are not claimed, 30% withholding is applied.

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