Actually they do care. I know of one gentleman who tried as you suggested and got the following reply. The caps are in the original letter.
Thank you for updating your TD Ameritrade account records. We have received your Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form W-8BEN regarding your account.
In order to remove the restriction limiting you to liquidating transactions only, we would need the following:
- A signed letter stating you no longer live or reside in and have no affiliation to BELIZE.
For your convenience you may fax this item to 816-243-3769 or mail to:
1005 N Ameritrade Pl
Bellevue, NE 68005
Including your account number on all documents sent will ensure the most efficient processing.
If you have questions, please contact Client Services at 800-669-3900. We're available 24 hours a day, seven days a week (excluding market holidays).
Tax Services, TD Ameritrade Clearing
Division of TD Ameritrade, Inc.
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