Filling out form W-8BEN

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Mar 17, 2017 Mar 17, 2017

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I am a resident of Canada, which has a tax treaty with the U.S. I am currently submitting form W-8BEN to be exempted from withholding tax on Adobe stock earnings. I have indicated that I'm a resident of Canada on Line 9, but I'm not sure how to fill out line 10. Should I say I'm claiming the provisions of Article XII of the treaty identified on line 9 to claim a 30% rate of withholding on royalty income from the sale of photography stock? And what reasons do I give on the line that follows?

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Adobe Employee , Mar 17, 2017 Mar 17, 2017
I'm sorry but we are not able to provide tax form assistance of advice through the forum. My recommendation is to contact a local tax advisor for help.-Mat

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Mar 17, 2017 Mar 17, 2017

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I'm sorry but we are not able to provide tax form assistance of advice through the forum. My recommendation is to contact a local tax advisor for help.

-Mat

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Hey,

If you haven't figured it out yet, check this link out. I'm on the same boat as you (I also live in Canada, so I'm going through the same thing): https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/about-form-w8

About Form W8 | Internal Revenue Service

Natalia

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