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Welcome and thank you for your question. Many companies have made it policy to receive a W-9 from vendors before issuing the first check because you may go over the $600 and then they could have trouble getting the information required from you to send the required 1099. Maybe you should consider getting a federal id number instead of using your SSN as your tax id number if identity theft is a concern to you.
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