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  • All US Citizens must self-report all winnings more than $50 to the IRS on Form 1040 Line 21.

Non-US Citizens:

  • Form W-8BEN is filed by the Foreign National prize winner to report the prize award and the withholding to the IRS.

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  • Prize payments may not be issued until after the deadline to submit prize claim (December 20, 2020).

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This research is supported (in part) by the Fetzer Franklin Fund of the John E. Fetzer Memorial Trust. It uses a platform developed for DARPA SCORE, and some staff are supported by SCORE while working on this. We are grateful for their support.