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Certification Requirements on Signature Cards

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Does the following certification need to be included on signature cards for the State of Californai? I certify, in accordance with the IRS W-9 instructions provided by the Credit Union and under penalties of perjury, that the Social Security Number (SSN)/Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) shown is my/the correct identification number and that I am NOT, unless designated below, subject to backup withholding because I have not been notified that I am subject to backup withholding as a result of a failure to report all dividends or interest, or because the IRS has notified me that I am no longer subject to backup withholding. I am not subject to backup withholding I am not a United States citizen or resident (complete W-8 form)/ Exempt
Answer: 

It is not a California rule. What you are referring to is a substitute W-9 and you need to review the IRS rules.

First published on BankersOnline.com 1/14/13

First published on 01/14/2013

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