The rate of withholding and reporting requirements will vary depending on the classification of income for tax purposes.


Payments made to international short-term visitors will be taxed at 30% for federal withholding with the following exception:

  • Individuals claiming exemption from withholding by using an income tax treaty. All appropriate paperwork must be completed. See Income Tax treaty for details.


Washington State does not have a state income tax.

Updated: August 2009