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What were you purchasing and why were you requested to provide your Social Security Number? Generally, your Social Security Number is ***** required in order to place an order.
If you were signing up to use Amazon for selling or fullfillment purposes then that information is required.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations require that U.S. payment processors, including Amazon Payments, file a Form 1099-K to report unadjusted annual gross sales or payment volume information for customers that meet both of the following thresholds in a calendar year:
In order to ensure that there is no interruption to your service when you reach the above threshold, Amazon Payments requires all account holders to provide taxpayer identification information before they start transacting.
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