If you sell services to US clients, they will ask you to fill out a W8 form: why?how do you complete this form? will you have to pay the withholding tax? what is the tax rate? what is the process?
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Prepare your negotiation! Sales agents in the USA may indeed surprise you with their expectations regarding compensation and contractual terms.
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Beware of the cultural gap! You will most likely need to revise your usual marketing and sales approach as you export to the USA.