The question was, What is a W8BEN Form and what is it used for?
Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding and Reporting (Individuals)
Here are some of the highlights on this form.
- Do Not Use This Form if you are a US citizen or other US person, including a resident alien individual.
- Identification of Beneficial Owner
- Claim of Tax Treaty Benefits
Download the W-8BEN.