Form W–9 is used to officially ask a person or business to provide their name, address, and taxpayer identification number so that the requesting party can properly issue tax documents to the IRS.
Se Form W-9 to provide your correct TIN to the person who is required to file an information return with the IRS to report, for example,
- income paid to you
- real estate transactions
- mortgage interest you paid
- acquisition or abandonment of secured property
- cancellation of debt
- contributions you made to an IRA