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Electronic signature on a W-9

November 28, 2022
December 19, 2023


Q. Can we accept digital signatures and/or docusigned signatures on a W-9? A. (Answered by Debra Richardson, a third-party Vendor Master File Advisor: Digital signatures on W-9’s are acceptable and the IRS does not dictate the technology used to capture the signature.  Interestingly, as of now the IRS does not require a “Certified TIN” under penalties of perjury (signed W-9) when collecting the W-9 in all cases:  For payments that are reported on the 1099-MISC…

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