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Additional Forms Related to Publication 515

Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement
Every employer engaged in a trade or business who pays remuneration for services performed by an employee must file a Form W-2 for each employee from whom income, social security, or Medicare tax was withheld; or income tax would have been withheld if the employee had claimed no more than one withholding allowance or had not claimed exemption from withholding on Form W-4.

Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Complete this form so that your employer can withhold the correct federal income tax from your pay. Consider completing a new Form W-4 each year and when your personal or financial situation changes.

Form W-4P, Withholding Certificate for Pension or Annuity Payments
Use this form to tell payers the correct amount of federal income tax to withhold from pensions, annuities (including commercial annuities), and certain other deferred compensation.

Form W-7, Application for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number
Use this form to apply for an IRS individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN). An ITIN is a nine-digit number issued by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to individuals who are required for U.S. tax purposes to have a U.S. taxpayer identification number but who do not have and are not eligible to get a social security number (SSN).

Formulario W-7(SP), Solicitud de Número de Identificación Personal del Contribuyente del Servicio de Impuestos Internos
Este formulario se utiliza para solicitar un número de identificación personal del contribuyente (ITIN, por sus siglas en inglés) que el IRS otorga a las personas físicas extranjeras no residentes que no cumplen los requisitos para obtener un número de Seguro Social (SSN, por sus siglas en inglés).

Instructions for the Requester of Forms W–8BEN, W–8BEN–E, W–8ECI, W–8EXP, and W–8IMY
These instructions supplement the instructions for Forms W-8BEN, W-8BEN-E, W-8ECI, W-8EXP, and W-8IMY. For general information and the purpose of each of the forms described in these instructions, see those forms and their accompanying instructions

Form W-8BEN, Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding and Reporting (Individuals)
Give this form 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-8BEN when requested by the withholding agent or payer whether or not you are claiming a reduced rate of, or exemption from, withholding.

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
Give this form to the withholding agent or payer if you are a foreign person and you are the beneficial owner of U.S. source income that is effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or business within the United States.

Form W-8EXP, Certificate of Foreign Government or Other Foreign Organization for United States Tax Withholding
Foreign persons are subject to U.S. tax at a 30% rate on income they receive from U.S. sources that consists of interest (including certain original issue discount (OID)), dividends, rents, premiums, annuities, compensation for, or in expectation of, services performed, or other fixed or determinable annual or periodical gains, profits, or income.

Form W-8IMY, Certificate of Foreign Intermediary, Foreign Flow-Through Entity, or Certain U.S. Branches for United States Tax Withholding
This form may serve to establish foreign status for purposes of sections 1441, 1442, and 1446.

Form W-9, Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Use this form to provide your correct TIN to the person who is required to file an information return with the IRS to report, for example, income paid to you, real estate transactions, mortgage interest you paid, acquisition or abandonment of secured property, cancellation of debt, or contributions you made to an IRA.

Formulario W-9(SP), Solicitud y Certificación del Número de Identificación del Contribuyente
Use el Formulario W-9(SP) para solicitar el número de identificación del contribuyente (TIN) de una persona de los Estados Unidos (incluidos los extranjeros residentes) y para solicitar ciertas certificaciones y reclamaciones de exención. (Vea Propósito del formulario en el Formulario W-9(SP)). Los agentes de retención pueden requerir que los beneficiarios estadounideses exentos les entreguen Formularios W-9(SP) firmados para superar toda presunción de condición de extranjero.

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