CORRECTION: IRS publishes revised Form W-8BEN

On 19 July 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) released a revised Form W-8BEN Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding and Reporting (Individuals) (Link). If a W-8BEN is requested by a withholding agent, the new form (Revised July 2017) should be used, although the previous version of the form can be used until 31 December 2017.

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