W-9 Form


Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification. A tax form which certifies an individual's tax identification number. This form must be present in a brokerage account's files to avoid backup withholding by the IRS. This form is also used by a company or a contractee in order to request a copy of an individual's Social Security or taxpayer ID number for purposes of tax reporting.

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The worst thing about tax season is filling out W-9 FORM's; filling out all this paper work is stressful and time consuming.

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When I was hired at my new company, the first thing human resources did was have me sign the official W-9 form showing my social security number.

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Human resources requires all newly hired employees to complete a W-9 Form to verify tax information and ensure payroll deductions are made properly.

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