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I need help in completing form w8ben-e. I have a small limited

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I need help in completing form w8ben-e. I have a small limited company doing business with US customers. I provide a monthly newsletter/report.
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Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  taxadvisor.uk replied 2 years ago.
Hello and welcome to the site. Thank you for your question.

Please advise what sort of help you require
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Part 1 Section 4 - I assume I am classified as a corporation (I am a limited co.)

Part 1 section 5 - Am I an Active NFFE (all my income is from providing a monthly newsletter service)?

Part 1 section 8 - Do I need a U.S. taxpayer identification number (TIN)?

Thanks in advance...Mike

Expert:  taxadvisor.uk replied 2 years ago.

Mike, thank you for your reply

[q]

Part 1 Section 4 - I assume I am classified as a corporation (I am a limited co.)

[a]

Yes

[q]

Part 1 section 5 - Am I an Active NFFE (all my income is from providing a monthly newsletter service)?

[a]
yes

[q]

Part 1 section 8 - Do I need a U.S. taxpayer identification number (TIN)?

[a]
Yes to comply with IRS requirements because of nature of income

You can apply for TIN by completing form SS-4. A link to this form is here

http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fss4.pdf?portlet=3

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Expert:  taxadvisor.uk replied 2 years ago.
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