As Part I of our 2019 Forms W-9 and 1099-MISC Series, this article explains the purpose of Form W-9. Purpose of Form W-9 An individual or entity (Form W-9 requester) who is required to file an information return (Forms 1099) with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) must obtain your correct taxpayer identification number (TIN) which […]
By Candace S. Spencer, CPA Let’s break down the What, the Who and Why the IRS will penalize you if you don’t file 1099s. What do you need to know about 1099s in a nutshell? The general rule states that if you are engaged in a trade or business you are REQUIRED to file 1099s.