Submitting Tax Form for Non-US Person (Individual)

If you are not a U.S. person and an individual, then you must submit the W-8BEN substitute tax form to receive payouts.

To submit the W-8BEN tax form:

  1. In the Payout Methods section, click Complete a new Tax Form.

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    After you add a payment method successfully, you can also submit the tax form.

    Click Submit a Tax Form.

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    The Tax Form Selection page is displayed.

  2. Read the displayed information and then select I am not a U.S. Person. Additional options are displayed.

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  3. Select I am an individual and click Continue.

    The W-8BEN Substitute Form is displayed.

  4. Select the displayed options, provide your name, and click Certify.

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    The following fields are displayed for individuals.

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    For the list of international Foreign Tax Identifications Numbers, click here.

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  1. Provide your personal information. For details about the fields, see IRS instructions for W-8BEN form. Click Continue.

    If you have selected a treaty country, then the Claim of Treaty Benefits page is displayed.

    Note: Accents and other international characters are not supported due to the IRS’ E-file requirements. The valid characters for electronic e-filing are alpha, numeric, blank, ampersand(&), hyphen(-), comma(,), apostrophe(‘), forward slash(/), pound(#), period(.), and percent(%). The percent is valid in the first position only. Do not use special characters that are unique to a language other than English. Using non-valid characters results in an error.

  2. Read the information provided and select the required options. Click Continue. Based on the selected country, this information varies.

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    The Review section is displayed.

  3. Review the information and click Continue.

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    The Certification section is displayed.

  4. Select the displayed options, specify your name as per the name on your income tax return, and click Complete W-8BEN.

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    A warning pop-up message is displayed indicating that you will not be able to edit the form after it is submitted.

  5. Click Submit Form.

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    The following confirmation message is displayed.

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  6. Click Done to close the message.

    The submitted tax form is displayed in the Tax Forms section.

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  7. In Statement Delivery, click the question mark icon for specifying the tax statement delivery method. By default, it is E-Delivery.

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    A pop-up message indicating the current delivery method is displayed. Click the link to change the tax statement delivery method.

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    The Tax Statement Delivery Method section is displayed.

  8. Click E-DELIVERY or MAIL as per your requirement and click Save.

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    If you have clicked MAIL, the following message is displayed. After reading the information, if you want to continue with the MAIL option, click Yes, Select Mail.

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    The delivery method is updated and displayed as shown.

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