•The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) is an internationally-agreed standard introduced by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) for the automatic exchange of financial information between participating countries / jurisdictions. Under the CRS rules, we are required to collect information on the tax residence of our customers. The CRS is effective in Malaysia from 1 July 2017.
•Individual account holder, sole trader or sole proprietor owned by an individual. For joint or multiple account holders, use a separate form for each individual person.
•Please note that this self-certification form is for CRS purposes only. If you are a US Person under the US Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) regulations, you may also need to fill in an IRS W-9 Form, in addition to this form.
•As a financial institution, Hong Leong Bank Berhad (HLBB) / Hong Leong Islamic Bank Berhad (HLISB) is not able to provide tax advice to its customers. For more information on tax residence, please consult your professional tax adviser or visit http://www.oecd.org/tax/automaticexchange/crs-implementation-and-assistance/tax-residency/.