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I've been on h1b for 2 years now for my bank do i file a w-9…

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Hi, i've been on h1b for 2 years now for my bank do i file a w-9 or w-8ben or w-9eci? Thanks!

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I have stayed in the US since oct 2015 and maintened my h1b status till now for my bank they asked to fill either w-8ben /w-9 or w-8eci. Which do i file?

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Citizens of the US and Resident Aliens complete a W9 and non US persons complete a W8 form. You are a resident alien based on your time that has been spent in the US so you would complete the W9.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I will do that. One other question, does indonesia have any treaty tax exemptions that can be applied towards the w-9 status?

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You are taxed in the US on all your income as a resident alien. Because you have been in the US for more than the 120 days you have passed the substantial presence test.

There is no exemption in the US for income under the treaty.

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