Quote Originally Posted by JE9Lizle View Post
Okay, you might not be around still, but I have a question on this. You had to file a US tax return to get a refund of money withheld from a publisher who didn't process your W8-BEN in time to avoid withholding taxes. Who contacted you about this? The publisher or the US government?
That person has been banned, so isn't around to answer. It's possible someone else has done it, though unless you lost a lot of money, it likely isn't worth it.