Norway has signed international agreements ( FATCA and CRS) regarding exchange of tax information. Financial institutions are required to identify and report taxpayer information and financial accounts held by customers with a tax residence outside Norway.
Tax liabilities in the US (FATCA)
Norway has signed an agreement with the US, called an Intergovernmental agreement (IGA). This agreement derives from the US tax legislation FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act). Under the FATCA law financial institutions all over the world are required to identify and report the aggregated amounts on accounts held by US persons. Read more about IGA and FATCA on IRS’s homepage. You find a link on this page.
If you have received a letter from us saying that you need to provide us with information regarding this, you will need to fill in a form. Use the links below to open the forms. The documents you reach from these links replaces the earlier used forms W8-BEN, W-8BEN-E, W9 and the previous self certification for entities.
|Individuals||Self certification (pdf, 403 KB)Åpnes i nytt vindu - (replaces earlier used forms W8-BEN and W9.)||Instructions for how to fill in the form are found inside the form.|
|Entities||Self certification (pdf, 1 MB)Åpnes i nytt vindu - (replaces earlier used form W8-BEN-E, W9 and the previous self certification for entities)||Instructions for how to fill in the form are found inside the form.|
If you need another form, you can find all forms on the IRS homepage.