17701Re: [tips_and_tricks] I had to deliver Peter Hendrickson at noon today to Milan FCI.
- Jul 5, 2010RESIDENCE makes all the difference in the world.
If you ain't found evidence in black and white yet then you just ain't
trying very hard.
Anywho I've solved all this in all ways via W8BEN and knowing the
the treaties and Acts involving banks and taxes.
After understanding the scope and confusing variations of W8BEN forms
to use it, there is an attachment form [banks can provide IRS version of]
that specifically covers US mailing address as convenience only not
home jurisdiction. See #2 in this site for example.
Part I. Please check the appropriate box below and provide the
The U.S. mailing address provided on my Form W-8BEN presented to BAC
is not my permanent residence address and is used for convenience
purposes only, such
as a vacation home, the home of a relative or some other address where
receipt of mail
and similar notices is particularly convenient.
Other – I explain below the reason for using the U.S. mailing address
provided on my
Form W-8BEN presented to BAC Florida Bank, despite the fact that such
address is not
my permanent residence address:
I hereby provide a copy of one or both of the documents listed below
checked) to support further my claim of foreign status.
Non US resident address format.
111 Main Square #222
Town, County, mail route 44, [use last 2 digits of ZIP as dejure postal
Statename, United States of America [spelled out fully not abbreviated].
hobot - used a current passport with same data as in W8BEN but striking
out US citizen and underlining
non citizen national, no SSN, no penalty. Used photo ID from clubs and
other non -gov't issued ID that requires a RESIDENCE in United States,
but not America.
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