Users' questions

How do I fill out a W-8BEN-E form?

How do I fill out a W-8BEN-E form?

It has most of the required fields, but they are quite easy to fill in.

  1. Name of your organization. Just write your full Company name.
  2. Country of incorporation of your organization.
  3. Name of a disregarded entity, receiving the payment.
  4. Your Entity Chapter 3 Status.
  5. Your entity FATCA status.
  6. Permanent residence address.

What is W-8BEN-E for?

W-8BEN-E (Certificate of Entities Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding and Reporting (Entities)) The W-8BEN-E is an IRS mandated form to collect correct Nonresident Alien (NRA) taxpayer information for entities for reporting purposes and to document their status for tax reporting purpose.

What is the difference between W-8BEN and W-8BEN-E?

Form W-8BEN is used by foreign individuals who receive nonbusiness income in the U.S., whereas W-8BEN-E is used by foreign entities who receive this type of income.

How do I complete the form W-8BEN?

How do I complete the form W-8BEN? Provide your individual or organizational name and your country of incorporation on lines 1 and 2. Check a single box on line 3 to indicate the individual, organizational, or corporate form of the beneficial owner. Provide your permanent address on line 4 and, if

When should we file Form W-8BEN?

Give Form W-8 BEN to the withholding agent or payer if you are a foreign person and you are the beneficial owner of an amount subject to withholding. Submit Form W-8 BEN when requested by the withholding agent or payer whether or not you are claiming a reduced rate of, or exemption from, withholding.

Do I need W-8BEN?

A W-8BEN form is sometimes needed by companies in the United States that do business with companies in other countries. No one in any other country needs these forms as they’re for IRS use.