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Individual Tax Return
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate


Request for Transcript of Tax Returns
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Installment Agreement Request
Wage and Tax Statement

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ITG FAQ #5 Answer-What is a Form W-9 and when is it applicable?

Form W-9, Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification, is used by a U.S. person (including a resident alien) to give their correct TIN to the person requesting it, and when applicable, to:

  • certify the TIN you are giving is correct (or you are waiting for a number to be issued),
  • certify you are not subject to backup withholding, or
  • claim exemption from backup withholding if you are an exempt payee.

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