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linuxor
Level 7

W-8BEN for Canadians

Hello !

I want to publish a paid channel and must provide informations in the W8-BEN file for US government as stated by Roku.

I am a Canadian resident. So here are my question :

In part 1 of the form there is some questions i'm not sure to understand:

6. Foreign tax identifying number : _____ (What number i must put ?)
7. Reference number(s) : ______

In part 2 : Claim of Tax Treaty Benefits

Special rates and conditions (if applicable—see instructions): The beneficial owner is claiming the provisions of Article ______ of the treaty identified on line 9 above to claim a ____ % rate of withholding on (specify type of income): ____. Explain the reasons the beneficial owner meets the terms of the treaty article: ________ (Canadian Resident ??)


Thanks Guys !
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BradC
Level 7

Re: W-8BEN for Canadians

http://taxes.about.com/od/taxplanning/qt/form_W8BEN.htm


there's a link in that to some detailed instructions that should be helpful. I'd trust that more than random internet people. Smiley Very Happy
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