The question was' "What are the Instructions for the W8 BEN form about?"
The purpose of the form is to establish status for chapter 3 purposes.
Here are some titles from the form to get a quick idea about what it directs you to do.
- What's New
- General Instructions
- Foreign persons are subject to U. S. tax rate of 30% on income from U.S. sources that consist of:
- Compensation for, or in expectation of services performed compensation
- Other fixed or determinable annual or periodical gains, profits, or income.
- There is a lot more information on the form so it is suggested that you
download it and read it if you feel it is appropriate
Download the W-8BEN Intructions