W-8


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W-8

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.

W-8

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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The new Tipalti offering streamlines the entire Form W-8 collection process with a web-based assistant that aids the supplier with form selection from over eight different tax forms including Forms W-9, W-8BEN, W-8BEN-E, W-8EXP, W-8IMY, W-8ECI, W-4 and Form 8233.
The company said the enhanced W-8 capability comes fully integrated with Tipalti's global supplier payment platform.
The QI obtains a valid Form W-8 from the beneficiaries/owners.
Pursuant to TD 8856, Form W-8 and the following other forms and documentation will not be valid after 2000:
However, the withholding agent may rely on a faxed copy of Form W-8 to withhold at a reduced rate for 90 days.