3 simple questions can help you choose a tax certification form. Read the questions and select the form. For more detailed help, see Tax Information & Reporting.
|• U.S. Citizen||• U.S. Business or Organization|
|• U.S. Green Card Holder||• U.S. Domestic Trust|
|• U.S. Legal Resident|
If the answer is YES, complete Form W-9
If the answer is NO, go to # 2.
|• H-1B Visa Holder||• TN Visa Holder
|• O-1 Visa Holder|
If the answer is YES, find your status by the "substantial presence test." See More U.S. Legal Resident Info
If the answer is NO, go to # 3.
*Question does Not apply to U.S. Citizens/Entities or Green Card Holders
|• Permanent Home Outside of U.S||• Entity Formed Outside of U.S.|
|•Business or Organization formed outside of U.S.|
If the answer is YES, complete Form W-8 (U.S. Citizens, Green Card Holders, and Entities still complete the W-9.)
NOT SURE because you work, live, or study in the U.S. then, see More U.S. Legal Resident Info
Disclaimer: IB does not provide tax advice. These statements are provided for information purposes only, are not intended to constitute tax advice which may be relied upon to avoid penalties under any international, federal, state, local or other tax statutes or regulations, and do not resolve any tax issues in your favor. We recommend that you consult a qualified tax adviser or refer to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.