Instructions are included by the IRS for filling out the W-9 Form. The instructions are included below the form. Many of the specific scenarios may not apply to you. Below is the most common information you’ll need when filling out the W-9 Form.
Enter your complete legal name as used on your personal tax return.
Enter your business name or the name of your disregarded entity if different from the legal name used on your personal tax return.
Check the appropriate box for the U.S. federal tax classification of the person whose name is entered on line 1. Check only one box on line 3.
If you are exempt from backup withholding and/or FATCA reporting, enter any code(s) that apply to you in the appropriate space.
Enter your street address or the the address of the business entity listed on Line 2.
Enter your city, state, and zip code or the information for the business entity listed on Line 2.
Enter your social security number or Employer Identification Number.
Thoroughly read the Certification to make sure you are truthfully completing the form.
Sign and date the form.