FAQ / I'm not a US citizen or resident, and I do not live or work in the USA. Why is Dreamstime.com withholding taxes on my earnings?
Dreamstime LLC (owner of Dreamstime.com) is a U.S. business organization. As such, Dreamstime LLC must comply with U.S. tax laws. These laws mandate withholding taxes on U.S. source royalties paid by U.S. business organizations to people who are not residents or citizens of the United States.