W-9 is required if you’ve received $600 or more as an independent contractor or vendor from a particular client. You’ll get a request to complete the form and provide your TIN and other crucial personal data.
How do I get a W-9 form
Lots of freelancers and vendors ask: Where to find the blank? You can download a free PDF document:
- on our website;
- from the inquiry letter;
- on IRS official website.
Warning! We offer you not only a blank, but the tools to fill it online with help and instructions. Our PDF filler also allows you to certify the paper with electronic signature before sending digital copy W-9 to the requester.
We also have a printable free blank, in case you need to complete the form by hand and file a hard copy to the recipient.
How to furnish the paper securely?
W-9 contains sensitive personal information that has to be protected from leaks. That’s why you should use only trustworthy methods to file the from to the requester. It can be a secure email or a web-delivery service that uses encryption and data protection.
If you submit a hard copy, the best way is to use hand-to-hand delivery. Otherwise, file the paper via regular mail.