How to Prepare W-9
The best way to prepare a Form W-9 is to fill out the W-9 on the IRS website and then save it to your computer.
- Open Form W-9
- Enter your info in lines 1-7
- Enter your SSN or EIN
- Download the form
- Name the form using the name on line 1
- Example: Jane Doe W-9
- Return to previous page to upload the form
The process is similar for Form W8-BEN.
Non-US Affiliates are responsible for determining applicable tax procedures. Some non-US affiliates will find Form W-8BEN appropriate.
We cannot advise affiliates on tax matters. Please consult your tax advisor if you have questions.