This form is used by a nonresident alien who qualifies for exemption from certain withholding taxes on corporate dividends. In addition to the basic W-8, other variations of the form may be used:
- W-8BEN (Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding)
- 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)
- W-8CE (Notice of Expatriation and Waiver of Treaty Benefits)
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