Nonresident Alien Scholarship or Fellowship Tax Treaty Exemption (W-8BEN)

Nonresident alien individuals receiving a scholarship or fellowship claim exemption from tax withholding because of an income tax treaty.

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University at Buffalo
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Form Type: Downloadable, PDF document

Requirements: Adobe Acrobat

Updated: 01/01/2015

Owner: Internal Revenue Service