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 Form W-9 - Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification

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Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification. Form W-9

Use Form W-9, Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification, to:

-- request the taxpayer identification number (TIN) of a U.S. person (including a resident alien) and to request certain certifications and claims for exemption. (See Purpose of Form on Form W-9.) Withholding agents may require signed Forms W-9 from U.S. exempt recipients to overcome any presumptions of foreign status. For federal purposes, a U.S. person includes but is not limited to:
  • An individual who is a citizen or resident of the United States,
  • A partnership, corporation, company, or association created or organized in the United States or under the laws of the United States,
  • Any estate (other than a foreign estate) or trust.

From Fedforms.Gov:
"U.S. persons use Form W-9 to provide their correct taxpayer identification number (TIN) to payers (or brokers) who are required to file information returns with IRS."


This form may be downloaded directly from the IRS website. To open or download, in PDF format, simply click on the link below:

Form W-9



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