Owning niche sites that sell in the US while being a non-US citizen

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I have a question. i am thinking of starting creating niche/authority websites that will eventually promote/sell products to people in the US (mainly). I want to know whether there will be a legal problem with th efact that I am a non-US citizen and that I dont have an American bank account or anything like that.

Do I need to know anything about international sales/promotion?
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  • Profile picture of the author StingGB
    Over 95% of my sales (ebook promoted on my website) come from the US. I'm a UK citizen. Customers pay in $, I get paid in £. Use Paypal, it's easy.
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    • Profile picture of the author NoMoreWords
      Originally Posted by StingGB View Post

      Over 95% of my sales (ebook promoted on my website) come from the US. I'm a UK citizen. Use Paypal, it's easy.
      I am using PayPal, but I am kind of confused about the whole process. Will the US require me to pay any taxes to their country? Or do I only have to pay the taxes in my country?
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      • Profile picture of the author StingGB
        Not being from the US, I don't know anything about their tax system. Many on here are, so I'm sure someone will enlighten you with a post.

        But I adopt this attitude:

        As a non US citizen I am not responsible for taxes in that jurisdiction. I sell my product online as I wish and pay taxes in my own country.
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        • Profile picture of the author agmccall
          this is not the proper place to get the information you want. You need to talk to a tax professional both in your country and the US.

          There are Legal as well as Tax forums on the net, just use google

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  • Profile picture of the author talfighel
    Originally Posted by NoMoreWords View Post

    I have a question. i am thinking of starting creating niche/authority websites that will eventually promote/sell products to people in the US (mainly). I want to know whether there will be a legal problem with th efact that I am a non-US citizen and that I dont have an American bank account or anything like that.

    Do I need to know anything about international sales/promotion?
    I don't think that there will be a problem doing that.
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