W-9 Form: Request a TIN
When you start up a small business or begin contracting (or freelancing) your skills/services, you’ll need to apply for a Taxpayer Identification Number or TIN to differentiate your personal identity from your professional one when it comes to the IRS. Your unique TIN will be used in all of your future IRS forms that pertain to your business.
A W-9 form is simple to fill out, and you can easily complete it and eFax it, all in a few clicks, right here at PDFfiller.
If you’d like step-by-step instructions on how to use a W-9 form to apply for a Taxpayer Identification Number, check out this video: