Merry Christmas to all fellow BHW members.. i signed up with Azoogle today and i was told to file the W8-BEN before i could start so here are a couple of things that i'm confused about HELP will be much appreciated. W8-BEN IRS form link for convenience. Code: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw8ben.pdf 1. W8-BEN Part 1, Line 6 i can't file a SSN as i'm not in the US so do i have to file an ITIN with IRS before i file a W8-BEN with them? 2. W8-BEN Part 2, Line 9 As i'm a foreign individual i only have to check the check box 9a and 9b if i have a ITIN number. am i right??? W8-BEN Part 3, Line 11 i just don't understand what is being asked here please explain should i check this box??? W8-BEN Part 4, the very last field of the W8-BEN asks me "capacity in which acting" should i write beneficial owner here?? Guys i know today was not the right day but like always you guys have been there for me. thank you in advance Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.