EIN for a disregarded entity

September 2, 2022

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Q. I received a W-9 from a vendor that specifies two EIN numbers, one for a disregarded entity. Questions: What is a disregarded entity and how do we need to treat it? Which EIN number do I store on file? Since vendor has the C Corp box checked, I will tag it to be excluded from 1099 reporting; please confirm. I will use the name on box #2 as vendor payee name and box #1 name as the "reportable" name. A. (Addresed by Debra Richardson, a third-party Vendor Master File Advisor:…

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