W-8(redirected from W 8s)
Certificate of Foreign Status form required by the IRS to tell the payer, transfer agent, broker or other middleman that an employee is a nonresident alien or foreign entity that is not subject to U.S. tax reporting or backup withholding rules.
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A form that must be filed with the IRS guaranteeing that a person is a nonresident alien, and, as such, is not subject to U.S. taxation. One must file a W-8 whether the person involved is an employee or an investor.
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