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A couple of weeks ago, I sent in some money to open
a mutual fund account. Since I am here on a working
visa, I wasn't sure where resident alien means
permanent resident or resident alien for tax purpose.
I call the company and they say I should put in
non-resident alien. But as I expected, the person
I talked to made a mistake, it is just for taxation
purpose. They asked me to fill out a W9 form.
Does anybody know what is a W9 form?


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