1099 reporting: Does the W-9 form expire?

January 4, 2019

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Q.  Do you need to get a W-9 form from your vendors whenever the IRS updates the form?  A. Forms W-9 do not expire. You are required to get new Forms W-9 from vendors who have appeared for the first time in three calendar years on an IRS "B Notice" list (see Pub. 1281) or on an IRS roposed penalty notice (see Pub. 1586), or when the vendor tells you information has changed. You are not required to re-solicit vendors for whom you have Forms W-9 on file every time the IRS modifies the…

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