Are you a Sailor, Ship Crew member, Seafarer or International Flight attendant, crew member, Pilot from a country other than the United States on a short-term business trip to the United States?

Have you received a W2 with federal withheld on box 2 on Form W2 by your Non-USA based employer?

Are you aware that you are eligible to Claim for a full 100% refund of federal taxes under the Tax Treaties if you are a resident of the tax treaty countries like the United Kingdom, France, and other countries with a tax treaty agreement with the United States?.

In our experience dealing with US tax filing for Non-Us citizens, we have helped many Foreign Nationals/British nationals. They have had Federal tax withheld on their Form W2 by a foreign employer operating outside of the United States.  We can certainly assist you in successfully obtaining a refund from the IRS under the terms of the US/UK tax treaty[US TAX TREATIES].

As an international crewmember over USA territories, To claim a refund under the US/Foreign Country Treaty Position, the Nonresident tax filers need to have a valid ITIN and satisfy the three requirements mentioned below.

  1. If their compensation were paid by an employer who does not permanent establishment in the united states
  2. If the foreign national taxpayer were not in the united states for more than 183 days in any 12 months of January to December of US calendar year.
  3. Foreign nationals’ gross salary or income was paid by or on behalf of a non-us resident employer.


Scenario 1:

Mr. Michael, with a valid ITIN, qualified for a federal tax refund based on all the conditions listed above and has successfully reclaimed the US tax refund, His refund was kept on hold for one of the tax years, as his ITIN was expired, and he had failed to renew the ITIN in time.

Michael approached our team for the ITIN renewal service. For more information for ITIN renewal, Please click here ITIN RENEWAL FAQ

Scenario 2: 

Mr. Boris is a British national who works for a Singapore Incorporated Corporation as a Vessel Engineer. He received a Form W2 for the 2020 US tax year, reporting $25,000 in wages/salary and $5,000 in federal tax withholding. Mr. Boris was on a trip on the ship Deep Water, and his workday in the USA area lasted about 90 days. As a Nonresident Alien, Mr. Boris checked with our team for help with his tax return filing. As IRS-approved acceptance agents, we applied for the ITIN in the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ITIN operation office.

Mr. Boris qualified for the tax treaty claims clause under the USA/UK tax treaty agreements since he is a permanent resident of the United Kingdom; our team evaluated the possible scenarios and eligibility requirements. Mr. Boris met all three conditions of being a non-US citizen/Foreign nationals for less than 183 days in the tax year 2020. Singapore Incorporated Company paid his salaries, which did not have a permanent presence in the United States. As a result of the treaty clause between the United States and the United Kingdom. Through filing a 1040NR tax return and completing all applicable tax treaty enforcement forms, Mr. Johnson is eligible for a full refund of the $5000 federal tax deducted on his Form W2.

Our company specializes in assisting foreign expatriates and Non-US CItizens with their personal tax returns in the United States. If you need assistance with US 1040NR US tax filing for refund claim/FATCA Compliance work/FBAR FINCEN114 Filing, ITIN/ Form W7 Application/EIN/Form W8BENE or Certified Acceptance Agents [CAA] services/1040NR US tax filing for refund claim of excess 1042S / 8288A/ 8805/ W2/ 1099 or Certified Acceptance Agents [CAA] services/1040NR US tax filing for refund claim of excess 1042 We are pleased to provide timely, reliable, and cost-effective assistance to our clients.

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