How do I complete and submit a W-8 BEN?

You've decided to open a tastytrade account! Great! When you apply for a tastytrade account, we (tastytrade) will submit a W-8 BEN on your behalf based on the information provided to us during the application process. That said, if you have any special rates or conditions for tax withholding, then you may send a W-8 BEN to our accounts team (, and they will process it on your behalf.

To download a W-8 BEN form and to read more about it, please visit the IRS by clicking here.

To learn how your tax withholding rate is determined, please click here.

To view other frequently asked topics, please visit our international account help section.