Instructors of Paid Courses will
Teach the World - Instructor Tax Information

Instructors of Paid Courses will fall into one of three main tax categories:

  • U.S. Business: The payee is based in, and pays taxes in, the United States.
  • Non U.S. Business (No U.S. Locations or Activities): The payee's operations related to participation in LatitudeU are based entirely outside of the U.S., and payee does not pay taxes in the U.S.
  • Non U.S. Business with U.S. Activities: The payee is based outside of the U.S., but has equipment or employees in the U.S. that are involved with payee's participation in LatitudeU.

Your tax information is being collected in compliance with U.S. tax laws, and will be securely stored and used for tax purposes only. For more information, please read our .

We've provided the tax information above as general guidance only. However, it is up to each instructor to understand and adhere to the appropriate tax rules from their taxing authorities. Any tax-related information provided by LatitudeU is not intended as and should not be construed as legal, tax, or investment advice. You should always consult your tax advisor to help answer specific questions regarding how tax laws apply to you and/or your business. The tax summary we have provided is necessarily incomplete, and the tax laws and regulations are subject to change. Therefore, LatitudeU does not guarantee and is not liable for the accuracy or completeness of any tax information provided, or any results or outcome as a result of the use of this information. Please review these resources for additional information about tax regulations:

  • To learn more about U.S. tax requirements, please visit the IRS website.
  • For tax advice or more technical questions about how tax laws apply to you, please consult your tax adviser.
  • For general questions about submitting your tax information to LatitudeU, you can email

Submit tax Information

To help determine the appropriate tax form, please answer the questions below as they relate to the account holder for the LatitudeU Member ID. Once you have found the appropriate tax form please complete the form and fax or mail it to LatitudeU. Please be sure to include a cover page that includes your LatitudeU Member ID along with all your contact information (name, phone number, address and e-mail address).

Mail to: LatitudeU
Instructor Program
100 E. Michigan Ave., Suite 200
Saline, MI 48176
Or, fax to: (734) 527-6145

Please answer the following questions to determine the appropriate tax form to send to LatitudeU:

1. Are you a U.S. citizen, U.S. resident alien, U.S. corporation, or a U.S. partnership?

If "Yes", then you to need to submit an IRS Form W-9 to LatitudeU. Click here for IRS W-9 Form and Instructions.

2. If the answer to number 1 is "No", then do you own equipment or have employees in the U.S. related to your participation in LatitudeU?

This includes owning a hosting service or web server in the U.S. This also includes employees involved in setting up, maintaining, marketing, and supporting your LatitudeU activities, among other things. If you simply use or rent from a U.S. hosting company, you can choose "No" to this question.

If "No", then you need to submit a Certification of No U.S. Activities form to LatitudeU. Click here for the Certification of No U.S. Activities form.

3. If the answer to number 1 is "Yes", please choose the description that best fits your business status: