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What are reasons to buy S&P 500 ETFs from US over buying from UK?

From my limited knowledge, US held stocks are subject to a whopping 30% tax on dividends. I want to ask why are there still so many people looking to buy S&p ETFs, or any stock for that matter which pays dividends, from US? Im sure there something im missing here.

Also if I were to reinvest the dividends back, would that be subject to the tax also?

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    What are your thoughts?

    Generally for any ETF:

    U.S. domiciled: often cheaper annual fee-wise, often more liquid, worse dividend tax treatment, more ETF alternatives (sectors, subsectors),

    Ireland domiciled: often (tolerably) slightly more expensive, the important ones are liquid enough, better dividend tax treatment

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