W-8 IMY Form is a
Certificate of Foreign Intermediary, Foreign Flow-Through Entity, or Certain U.S. Branches for United States Tax Withholding.
This form goes to the withholding agent or payer.
Do not send to the IRS.
This is a 2 page form and it's worth reading more.
Download and print out the W-8 IMY Form here.
W-8 IMY Instructions
There are 7 pages of instruction.
Giving Form W-8IMY to the withholding agent.
Do not send Form W-8IMY to the IRS.
Instead, give it to the person who is requesting it.
Generally, this person will be the one from whom you receive the payment, who credits your account, or a partnership that allocates income to you.
Give Form W-8IMY to the person requesting it before income is paid to you, credited, or allocated to your account.
If you do not provide this form, the withholding agent may have to withhold at the 30% rate, backup withholding rate with respect to non effectively connected income, or the 35% rate for net effectively connected taxable income allocable to a foreign partner in a partnership.
Generally, a separate Form W-8IMY must be submitted to each withholding agent.
Download and print the
Form W-8 IMY Instructions here.