• Daniel Gray CPA

2017 brings new W-8BEN form

Being located in Canada, our office receives may W-8 form related inquiries throughout the year. Today, a client called regarding assistance with a W-8 form completion requested by their bank, one of the major Canadian banks. I inquired and learned that the bank had provided with her with what is now the outdated IRS version of this form since it's now just been updated as found at I thus advised the client to complete her info on the current IRS version and am posting this to help others be cognizant of this as well.


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