Form W-8ECI, Certificate of Foreign Person's Claim That Income Is Effectively Connected With the Conduct of a Trade or Business in the United States
If you receive effectively connected income from sources in the United States, you must provide Form W-8ECI to:
- Establish that you are not a U.S. person,
- Claim that you are the beneficial owner of the income for which Form W-8ECI is being provided, and
- Claim that the income is effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or business in the United States.
Other Items You May Find Useful:
Form W-8, Certificate of Foreign Status
Form W-8BEN, Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding
Form W-8CE, Notice of Expatriation and Waiver of Treaty Benefits
Form W-8EXP, Certificate of Foreign Government or Other Foreign Organization for United States Tax Withholding
Form W-8IMY, Certificate of Foreign Intermediary, Foreign Flow-Through Entity, or Certain U.S. Branches for United States Tax Withholding
Comment on Form W-8ECI
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