If you receive certain types of income, you must provide Form W-8EXP to:
- Establish that you are not a U.S. person,
- Claim that you are the beneficial owner of the income for which Form W-8EXP is given, and
- Claim a reduced rate of, or exemption from, withholding as a foreign government, international organization, foreign central bank of issue, foreign tax-exempt organization, foreign private foundation, or government of a U.S. possession.
Other Items You May Find Useful
Publication 1212, Guide to Original Issue Discount (OID) Instruments
Comment on Form W-8EXP
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