Make sure that you select the proper tax form for the Cisco entity with which you will do business, if applicable, and submit the tax form electronically with your completed GSEP to your Cisco representative.
In addition to the electronic submission of these tax forms to your Cisco representative, originals of the signed IRS tax forms, except the W-9, must also be sent to the following address. Please do not include the GSEP, W-9, or other documentation in this package with the tax forms.
United States (Suppliers Doing Business with Cisco, Inc., and Its U.S. Affiliates)
Cisco, Inc., and its U.S. affiliates (“Cisco”) are required to obtain and maintain complete, up-to-date, and accurate tax documentation from its suppliers to comply with U.S. tax withholding and reporting obligations, as directed by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”).
Each organization in any location that serves as a supplier to Cisco, Inc., or its U.S. affiliates must provide Cisco with the appropriate U.S. tax documentation. You must provide Cisco with an appropriate IRS form (Form W-8BEN, W-8ECI, W-8EXP, W-8IMY, 8233, or W-9) based on your residency and entity classification for U.S. tax purposes. Your enrollment package will not be processed until you have provided the complete and correct tax documentation.
For your convenience we have provided links to these forms and their instructions on the IRS website. We have also provided a brief explanation of the forms in IRS Tax Forms.
If you are a U.S. supplier, you need to submit the following form:
If you are a non-U.S. resident supplier, complete one of the following forms:
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San Jose, CA 95134
Central and South America (Suppliers Doing Business with Latin American Cisco Entities)
If you are working with one of the following Cisco entities, make sure that the applicable Anexo Tributario document is completed:
All Other Entities (Suppliers Doing Business with Cisco Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and Africa Entities)
No additional information is needed.