For a foreign entity (company, university, et al.), the IRS requires a current W-8BEN-E. Submit the completed W-8BEN-E to email@example.com
and cc firstname.lastname@example.org
. Foreign entities must complete “Part I Identification of Beneficial Owner” and “Part XXX Certification” on W-8BEN-E.
If tax treaty benefit claim is requested, “Part III Claim of Tax Treaty Benefits” must be completed as well and a U.S. TIN or Foreign TIN must be included in Part I Line 8 or 9b. The vendor or department will need to confirm the goods or services being provided to the University.
For payment, the typed and completed WIRE form is submitted to email@example.com
. If they have a U.S. bank, they can use the Direct Deposit form. Incomplete or illegible documentation will cause delays in processing.