Filling out a W-9 Form
Printable W-9 Form
4 Steps to filling out your W-9
1. Enter your name and address ( some brokerage
firms do that for you )
2. Check off the appropriate box for what type
of entity you are individual, corporation, partnership, LLC or
3. Enter your social security number or
taxapayer identification number in Part I
4. Sign and date the W-9 Form
blank printable 1040ez
Frequently asked questions about the W-9
Q. Do I have to respond to a W-9
Yes according to the IRS you
must respond if someone is responsible to give you an
"information return" which is another way to say 1099
happens if I do not respond to a W-9 request?
You could be subject to a $
50 penalty and backup witholding in the future.
Q. What does a W-9
request have to do with backup witholding?
If you do not give a required
filer of an information return the information requested then
they are required to withold up to 28% which is remitted to the
government. That means that you will get up to 28% less of the
money they were going to pay you.
Fill in W-9 Form