Hi Goran, I file as a company in India. I want to use Company name under Legal Busines Name of W8-Ben, and PAN Card section. Could you please advise if that is okay ? Thanks
Hi Joy Esther,
The amount of tax we are required to withhold is dependent upon whether or not you have a valid PAN or Aadhaar number on file with Upwork:
For Upwork users that have a PAN or Aadhaar on file, we are required to withhold 0.75% of client payments to users.
For Upwork users that do not have a PAN or Aadhaar on file, we are required to withhold 5.0% of client payments to users.
The withholding tax is calculated based on the gross amount that the user invoices their client, so it is calculated prior to freelancer service fees or any other fees that may reduce the amount credited to the user’s account. You can check this help article for more information.
I did mailed you two times about tax withholding but i didn't get any response from your side.my question was why the upwork deduct 5 percent taxes? i have already updated my Aadhar number. than why it's happen to deduct 5 percent tax? as per upwork rules upwork should deduct only 0.75 percent.
Can you plaese check asap?