> Certificates of Residence

This section lists the Countries where a certificate of UK tax residence needs to be presented where withholding tax is being applied. Please refer to Market Bulletin Y4658 dated 21 December 2012 and Y4696 dated 28 May 2013 for more details regarding obtaining the relevant certificate.

> Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”)

Lloyd’s has agreed with IRS that a single W-8 IMY will be sufficient for FATCA purposes to cover insurance premiums paid to syndicates and syndicate-level trust fund assets. The Lloyd’s W-8 IMY and further detail is available on this page.


This section provides all entities operating in Lloyd's market with VAT information including recovery and exchange rates to be used when preparing quarterly VAT returns.

> Taxation Bulletins

Please note that Market Bulletins are not updated after they have been published and therefore in time may not reflect up to date tax legislation, guidance or tax authority practice. Market Bulletins are intended as guidance and should not be relied on as an alternative to seeking tax advice specific to the facts of any particular situation. Nothing contained in Market Bulletins was intended or was written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of avoiding penalties that may be imposed under the tax code of any tax jurisdiction.

> US Federal Excise Tax FET

Information on the exempt (protected) status of UK and overseas insurance companies.

> Tax Contacts

Details of contacts for specific taxation enquiries.