heads up im gonna remove my software from itch.io soon and move it over to gumroad because itch.io forces me to pay 30% taxes to the US government and that's a lot and i need the money
The program has been downloaded >4000 times (i have almost a year of no tracking before this). So far it’s been paid for 33 times. I pay 30% on taxes to the US + processing fees on that, and I’m not even giving itch a cut (which im not happy about)
I wanna be able to work on it and make it better but i got other free labor to do that i care more about (my comic lol), so to be able to justify putting time into it I might need to charge a little bit for it
@LoMakesComics oooof that's a tough ratio ugh
@LoMakesComics oh... what??
@yeshomo it's considered US income because itch is based there, according to the IRS, therefore taxed for %30... but... it's odd cause I dont gotta do that for Patreon or other sites I've used so idk. They made me complete a tax interview, same as patreon, except this one ends with me still having to pay %30 because Argentina doesn't have a Income Tax Treaty with the US, apparently XD
@LoMakesComics fuck, that's terrible. even self-employment tax here isn't that bad, i'm wondering which statute it falls under
@yeshomo yeah. I dont really know enough about US law to understand it very well, but this is the page they link: https://www.irs.gov/individuals/international-taxpayers/nra-withholding
not sure it has any information on the statute?
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