Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding -- W-8BEN; Certificate of Foreign Person's Claim for Exemption from Withholding on Income -- W-8ECI

ICR 199810-1545-010

OMB: 1545-1621

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1545-1621 199810-1545-010
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Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding -- W-8BEN; Certificate of Foreign Person's Claim for Exemption from Withholding on Income -- W-8ECI
New collection (Request for a new OMB Control Number)   No
Regular
Approved without change 11/13/1998
Retrieve Notice of Action (NOA) 10/09/1998
OMB's approval of these forms covers the amendment to the original submission dated 10/28/98. The agency is not required to display the expiration date.
  Inventory as of this Action Requested Previously Approved
11/30/2001 11/30/2001
3,180,640 0 0
36,114,302 0 0
0 0 0

Form W-8BEN is used for certain types of income to establish that the person is a foreign person, is the beneficial owner of the income for which form W-8BEN is being provided, and if applicable, to claim a reduced rate of, or exemption from, withholding as a resident of a foreign country with which the United States has no income tax treaty. Form W-8ECI is used to establish that the person is a foreign person, is the beneficial owner of the income for which form W-8ECI is being provided, and to claim that the income is effectively connected with the conduct of a trade or business within the United States.

None
None


No

  Total Approved Previously Approved Change Due to New Statute Change Due to Agency Discretion Change Due to Adjustment in Estimate Change Due to Potential Violation of the PRA
Annual Number of Responses 3,180,640 0 0 3,180,640 0 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 36,114,302 0 0 36,114,302 0 0
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Yes
No

$0
No
No
Uncollected
Uncollected
Uncollected
Uncollected

  No

On behalf of this Federal agency, I certify that the collection of information encompassed by this request complies with 5 CFR 1320.9 and the related provisions of 5 CFR 1320.8(b)(3).
The following is a summary of the topics, regarding the proposed collection of information, that the certification covers:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    (i) Why the information is being collected;
    (ii) Use of information;
    (iii) Burden estimate;
    (iv) Nature of response (voluntary, required for a benefit, or mandatory);
    (v) Nature and extent of confidentiality; and
    (vi) Need to display currently valid OMB control number;
 
 
 
If you are unable to certify compliance with any of these provisions, identify the item by leaving the box unchecked and explain the reason in the Supporting Statement.
10/09/1998


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