W8BEN-E W8ben-e tax form mainly includes: Foreign entities. [countries outside the United States are called foreign countries] this form is the foreign identity certificate of the United States withholding tax and reporting beneficial owner W-8ben-e is used by foreign institutions Therefore, for the "company" mentioned in the title, it is necessary to refine the classification. Not every foreign company doing business with an American company is funded by ECI. If it is only the investment made by the subject company in the bank / fund of the United States, just submit w-8ben-e. If the subject company has a branch in the United States, the income of the U.S. branch will be regarded as ECI, and form w-8eci needs to be submitted. Sometimes even due to different types of payments, two forms need to be submitted. If the subject company confirms that it is required to provide form W-8BEN, it is generally necessary to fill in form w-8ben-e and provide fatca chap.4 status for companies newly opened in 2015, otherwise the foreign identity cannot be confirmed and the highest tax rate will be withhold. Generally speaking, although you are not a company registered in the United States, if you cooperate with a U.S. company, the capital entering from their company and then flowing out to your company must belong to the income of the U.S. company, and form w-8ben-e must be submitted. For example, you use a third party to pay and collect. The third party payment company is an American company, such as PayPal, which belongs to an American company. Therefore, this form is applicable to foreign institutions.
100%Goodshare0Participate in scoring
- Very bad(0%)