US Tax number Question for International Members

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US Tax number Question for International Members

Post by Olympusmusic » Sun Aug 02, 2020 4:00 pm

Hi team,

I have had tracks that two different companies have wanted to sign. Both have asked me for a SSN/tax ID number.

Im from New Zealand and am functioning as a sole trader/proprietor in NZ.

Does anyone know whether I need to be applying for a US EIN number? Is my New zealand tax number sufficient?

Im a bit stuck!

Thanks!

Dan

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Re: US Tax number Question for International Members

Post by andygabrys » Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:33 pm

1) tell them where you live
2) they will likely send you a W8 form
3) fill out and return
4) problem solved.

The only people that need a valid tax ID / SSN are US citizens. The rest get sorted out with this W8 form.

good luck!

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