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Form 8898, PAGE 1 of 2
MARGINS: TOP 13 mm (
1
2 "), CENTER SIDES. PRINTS: HEAD TO FOOT
PAPER: WHITE WRITING, SUB. 20. INK: BLACK
FLAT SIZE: 216 mm (8
1
2 ") x 559 mm (22") FOLD TO: 216 mm (8
1
2 ") x 279 mm (11")
PERFORATE: (ON FOLD)
OMB No. 1545-0074
Statement for Individuals Who Begin or End
Bona Fide Residence in a U.S. Possession
8898
Form
Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
Name. If married, file a separate form for each spouse required to file Form 8898.
Your social security number:
Current Address:
American Samoa
Guam
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)
Address in Possession (if different from current address):
General Information
1
Are you a U.S. citizen or resident alien (see instructions)?
2
4a
If you checked box a on line 1 above, enter the date (month/day/year) you moved to the possession to establish bona fide residence
5
Presence in the United States or Possession
7
9
Did you have a tax home outside the possession at any time during the tax year (see instructions)?
Where was your principal permanent home located during the tax year (see instructions)?
If you had more than one permanent home available to you at all times during the tax year, list the location of each:
Part I
Part II
Enter your average worldwide gross income for the three-year period prior to the tax year you became (or ceased
to be) a bona fide resident of the possession (see instructions)
3
10
Did you have a closer connection to the United States or a foreign country than to the possession at any time during
the tax year (see instructions)?
Enter the number of days you were present in the United States during the tax year (see instructions)
Form 8898 (Rev. 1-2007)
I am notifying the IRS that I (check box a or b below and enter the tax year in the space provided):
b
c
Of which U.S. possession did you become (or cease to be) a bona fide resident:
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
U.S. Virgin Islands
Yes
No
Did you have a significant connection to the United States during the tax year (see instructions)?
Yes
No
Closer Connection to the United States, Foreign Country, or Possession
Part III
Yes
No
If “Yes,” where?
Yes
No
If “Yes,” where?
For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the separate instructions.
Cat. No. 37706B
(Rev. January 2007)
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became
ceased to be
%
a bona fide resident of a U.S. possession in tax year
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a
If you checked box b on line 1 above, enter the date (month/day/year) you moved from the possession to end bona
fide residence
b
/ / .
/ / .
Where was your immediate family located during the tax year (see instructions)?
12
Where was your automobile(s) located during the tax year?
13
Where was your automobile(s) registered during the tax year?
14
Where were your personal belongings, furniture, etc., located during the tax year?
15
16
17
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8
Did you have any earned income from U.S. sources during the tax year (see instructions)?
Yes
No
If “Yes,” was the amount of the income more than $3,000?
Yes
No
If you answered “Yes” to line 9 or 10, are you using the year-of-the-move exception?
Yes
No
11
(See Exception for the Year of the Move on page 1 of the instructions.)
6
Enter the number of days you were present in the possession during:
The tax year listed on line 1
a
The first tax year immediately preceding the tax year listed on line 1
b
The second tax year immediately preceding the tax year listed on line 1
c
Note. Complete lines 6b and 6c if you were in the possession for less than 183 days during the tax year entered on line 1 and you are
following the new alternative to the 183-day rule of the presence test. See item (2) under Presence Test on page 2 of the instructions.
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INSTRUCTIONS TO PRINTERS
Form 8898, PAGE 2 of 2
MARGINS: TOP 13 mm (
1
2 "), CENTER SIDES. PRINTS: HEAD TO FOOT
PAPER: WHITE WRITING, SUB. 20. INK: BLACK
FLAT SIZE: 216 mm (8
1
2 ") x 559 mm (22") FOLD TO: 216 mm (8
1
2 ") x 279 mm (11")
PERFORATE: (ON FOLD)
Closer Connection to the United States, Foreign Country, or Possession (Continued)
Part III
Did you claim a homestead exemption for the tax year (see instructions)?
If “Yes,” where?
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Form 8898 (Rev. 1-2007)
Form 8898 (Rev. 1-2007)
When completing official documents, forms, etc., what address did you list as your residence?
23
Where (for example, in the United States, possession, other country) were your investments located (see instructions)?
28
Did you have any income from possession sources for the tax year (see instructions)?
During the tax year, did you have an office in the possession from which you conducted a trade or business?
If “Yes,” what type(s)?
If “Yes,” provide the address of that office and a short description of your trade or business:
During the tax year, did you receive compensation for personal services?
During the tax year, did you manufacture an article in the possession for sale to customers?
If “Yes,” where did you perform these services?
27
29
30
31
Where (for example, in the United States, possession, other country) did you keep your personal, financial, and legal documents?
24
Where (for example, from the United States, possession, other country) did you derive the majority of your income for the tax year?
25
Did you have any income from U.S. sources for the tax year (see instructions)?
If “Yes,” what type(s)?
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Source of Income
Part IV
Did you sell or exchange appreciated property during the tax year after becoming a resident of the possession?
If “Yes,” provide a short description of the property and the amount of the gain (see instructions).
If you conducted a trade or business in the possession during the tax year, did that business consist of:
b
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a
c
Note. If you have any other information to substantiate your closer connection to the United States or the possession, or you wish to explain in
more detail any of your responses, attach a statement to this form.
Sign
Here
Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I have examined this form and the accompanying attachments and to the best of my knowledge and
belief, they are true, correct, and complete.
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Date
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Receiving rents or royalties for the use of intangible property?
Receiving dividends or interest in connection with a banking, financing, or similar business?
The sale or exchange (outside the possession) of personal property consisting of stock in trade or inventory?
Note. If you used more than one address, specify the type of documents, forms, etc., and the addresses used.
a
c
e
d
b
Address
Address
Address
Address
Address
Keep a copy for
your records.
Where was the bank(s) with which you conducted your routine personal banking activities during the tax year located?
a
b
c
d
Did you conduct business activities in a location other than your tax home?
If “Yes,” where?
Where was your driver’s license issued?
20a
If you hold a second driver’s license, where was it issued?
b
Yes
No
Were you registered to vote during the tax year?
If “Yes,” where?
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Yes
No
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19
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
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