You can sign up for Hostgator Affiliate program using below links
Difference is if you signup using hostgator.in your commissions will be in Indian rupees and there is no need to fill W8-BEN Tax form.If you signup using hostgator.com your commissions will be in US Dollars $ and you need to fill up W8-BEN Tax Form. To know further please visit below links
What is W8-BEN Tax Form :
To Receive the Commissions that you earned from Hostgator Affiliate program you need to fill W8 BEN Tax form according to US Government Rules.The W-8BEN form is provided by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and its purpose is to allow non-US persons to receive a reduced rate of taxation on any US-sourced income. For the purposes of share-dealing, US-sourced income refers to income (dividends, interest etc) received from businesses registered or incorporated within the US.To know in detail about the W8 BEN tax form Click here. If you are an Hostgator Affiliate from US you need to fill W9 Tax form well US people aware of that But if you are Non-US Citizens you need to fill W8BEN tax form which is new to us,many don’t know how to fill this tax form .You don’t have to worry anymore as you have landed up with this page.Lets see how to fill W8-BEN tax form for NON-US individuals.
See the video tutorial below
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Follow the below the Screenshots
As soon as you signup for hostgator Affiliate using www.hostgator.com on the very first page below options you can see Notifications which displays that “our records indicate that you did not fill the form in order to receive the payment” like the below screenshot.
When you click the “Form W8-BEN” it will take you to the following Screenshot page where you need to fill your details.
Fill the form like in the below pic, leave rest of the things blank and then click Submit.If you are not sure take a look at the video tutorial above.
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