W-8ECI
Certificate of Foreign Person's Claim That Income Is
Form
Effectively Connected With the Conduct of a Trade or
Business in the United States
(Rev. July 2017)
OMB No. 1545-1621
Section references are to the Internal Revenue Code.
Go to www.irs.gov/FormW8ECI for instructions and the latest information.
Department of the Treasury
Give this form to the withholding agent or payer. Do not send to the IRS.
Internal Revenue Service
Note: Persons submitting this form must file an annual U.S. income tax return to report income claimed to be effectively
connected with a U.S. trade or business. See instructions.
Do not use this form for:
Instead, use Form:
• A beneficial owner solely claiming foreign status or treaty benefits
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W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E
• A foreign government, international organization, foreign central bank of issue, foreign tax-exempt organization, foreign private
W-8EXP
foundation, or government of a U.S. possession claiming the applicability of section(s) 115(2), 501(c), 892, 895, or 1443(b)
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Note: These entities should use Form W-8ECI if they received effectively connected income and are not eligible to claim an exemption for chapter 3
or 4 purposes on Form W-8EXP.
• A foreign partnership or a foreign trust (unless claiming an exemption from U.S. withholding on income effectively connected with the
conduct of a trade or business in the United States)
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W-8BEN-E or W-8IMY
• A person acting as an intermediary
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W-8IMY
Note: See instructions for additional exceptions.
Part I
Identification of Beneficial Owner
(see instructions)
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Name of individual or organization that is the beneficial owner
2 Country of incorporation or organization
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Name of disregarded entity receiving the payments (if applicable)
4
Type of entity (check the appropriate box):
Individual
Corporation
Partnership
Simple trust
Complex trust
Estate
Government
Grantor trust
Central bank of issue
Tax-exempt organization
Private foundation
International organization
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Permanent residence address (street, apt. or suite no., or rural route). Do not use a P.O. box or in-care-of address.
City or town, state or province. Include postal code where appropriate.
Country
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Business address in the United States (street, apt. or suite no., or rural route). Do not use a P.O. box or in-care-of address.
City or town, state, and ZIP code
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U.S. taxpayer identification number (required—see instructions)
8 Foreign tax identifying number
SSN or ITIN
EIN
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10 Date of birth
Reference number(s) (see instructions)
(MM-DD-YYYY)
Specify each item of income that is, or is expected to be, received from the payer that is effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or
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business in the United States (attach statement if necessary).
Part II
Certification
Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I have examined the information on this form and to the best of my knowledge and belief it is true, correct, and
complete. I further certify under penalties of perjury that:
• I am the beneficial owner (or I am authorized to sign for the beneficial owner) of all the payments to which this form relates,
• The amounts for which this certification is provided are effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or business in the United States,
• The income for which this form was provided is includible in my gross income (or the beneficial owner’s gross income) for the taxable year, and
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• The beneficial owner is not a U.S. person.
Furthermore, I authorize this form to be provided to any withholding agent that has control, receipt, or custody of the payments of which I am the
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beneficial owner or any withholding agent that can disburse or make payments of the amounts of which I am the beneficial owner.
I agree that I will submit a new form within 30 days if any certification made on this form becomes incorrect.
Signature of beneficial owner (or individual authorized to sign for the beneficial owner)
Date (MM-DD-YYYY)
Print name
I certify that I have the capacity to sign for the person identified on line 1 of this form.
W-8ECI
For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see separate instructions.
Form
(Rev. 7-2017)
Cat. No. 25045D
W-8ECI
Certificate of Foreign Person's Claim That Income Is
Form
Effectively Connected With the Conduct of a Trade or
Business in the United States
(Rev. July 2017)
OMB No. 1545-1621
Section references are to the Internal Revenue Code.
Go to www.irs.gov/FormW8ECI for instructions and the latest information.
Department of the Treasury
Give this form to the withholding agent or payer. Do not send to the IRS.
Internal Revenue Service
Note: Persons submitting this form must file an annual U.S. income tax return to report income claimed to be effectively
connected with a U.S. trade or business. See instructions.
Do not use this form for:
Instead, use Form:
• A beneficial owner solely claiming foreign status or treaty benefits
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E
• A foreign government, international organization, foreign central bank of issue, foreign tax-exempt organization, foreign private
W-8EXP
foundation, or government of a U.S. possession claiming the applicability of section(s) 115(2), 501(c), 892, 895, or 1443(b)
.
.
.
.
Note: These entities should use Form W-8ECI if they received effectively connected income and are not eligible to claim an exemption for chapter 3
or 4 purposes on Form W-8EXP.
• A foreign partnership or a foreign trust (unless claiming an exemption from U.S. withholding on income effectively connected with the
conduct of a trade or business in the United States)
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
W-8BEN-E or W-8IMY
• A person acting as an intermediary
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W-8IMY
Note: See instructions for additional exceptions.
Part I
Identification of Beneficial Owner
(see instructions)
1
Name of individual or organization that is the beneficial owner
2 Country of incorporation or organization
3
Name of disregarded entity receiving the payments (if applicable)
4
Type of entity (check the appropriate box):
Individual
Corporation
Partnership
Simple trust
Complex trust
Estate
Government
Grantor trust
Central bank of issue
Tax-exempt organization
Private foundation
International organization
5
Permanent residence address (street, apt. or suite no., or rural route). Do not use a P.O. box or in-care-of address.
City or town, state or province. Include postal code where appropriate.
Country
6
Business address in the United States (street, apt. or suite no., or rural route). Do not use a P.O. box or in-care-of address.
City or town, state, and ZIP code
7
U.S. taxpayer identification number (required—see instructions)
8 Foreign tax identifying number
SSN or ITIN
EIN
9
10 Date of birth
Reference number(s) (see instructions)
(MM-DD-YYYY)
Specify each item of income that is, or is expected to be, received from the payer that is effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or
11
business in the United States (attach statement if necessary).
Part II
Certification
Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I have examined the information on this form and to the best of my knowledge and belief it is true, correct, and
complete. I further certify under penalties of perjury that:
• I am the beneficial owner (or I am authorized to sign for the beneficial owner) of all the payments to which this form relates,
• The amounts for which this certification is provided are effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or business in the United States,
• The income for which this form was provided is includible in my gross income (or the beneficial owner’s gross income) for the taxable year, and
Sign
• The beneficial owner is not a U.S. person.
Furthermore, I authorize this form to be provided to any withholding agent that has control, receipt, or custody of the payments of which I am the
Here
beneficial owner or any withholding agent that can disburse or make payments of the amounts of which I am the beneficial owner.
I agree that I will submit a new form within 30 days if any certification made on this form becomes incorrect.
Signature of beneficial owner (or individual authorized to sign for the beneficial owner)
Date (MM-DD-YYYY)
Print name
I certify that I have the capacity to sign for the person identified on line 1 of this form.
W-8ECI
For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see separate instructions.
Form
(Rev. 7-2017)
Cat. No. 25045D
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