W-9 or W8BEN

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wasagaming
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W-9 or W8BEN

Post by wasagaming » Sun Feb 25, 2007 9:52 pm

I'm signing a contract for a publication in the US. The publisher wants me to fill out either a W-9 or a W-8BEN. As a Canadian citizen working in the US on a H1-B, which of these two forms would I need to fill out? Thanks!

wasagaming
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Post by wasagaming » Thu Mar 01, 2007 9:38 pm

Perhaps no one is responding to this question because it is self-evident?!!! Well... unfortunately, it isn't self-evident to me. My guess is that I must fill out the W-8BEN (even if I have a permanent US address), is that correct?

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Post by nelsona » Sat Mar 03, 2007 9:47 pm

I invite you to post this at the tax forum, where it 'self-evidently' belongs.
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