All freelancers who are U.S. persons should file a Form W-9 with Worksome before submitting their invoices. For non-U.S. persons working with U.S. companies, you should file a form W-8BEN. You sign electronically by submitting the form.

1. Go to "Freelancer settings" > "US tax information”

Click on your profile picture in the right-hand corner, and then go to "Freelancer settings".

Under "Freelancer settings" navigate to "US tax information"

2. Select your tax residency and status

Select your tax residency - e.g. the country and address, where you're paying your taxes. This will typically be your permanent address or home address.

Select your status as either U.S. person or non-U.S. person

3. Fill out and save the form

For U.S. persons, please provide us with your:

  • Legal Name: Your own name, or your business name if you're filing as a company entity

  • Federal Tax Classification: Type of IRS tax filing you will use for earnings

  • Taxpayer Identification Number: TIN type and # you will use for your IRS tax filing

The directions are the same as filling out the paper Form W-9 form from the IRS.

For non-U.S. persons, please provide us with your:

  • Legal Name: Your own name, or your business name if you're filing as a company entity

  • The directions are the same as filling out the paper Form W-8BEN form from the IRS.

Did this answer your question?