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One of my clients(a public university) has sent me a W-9 to complete but it's a substitute form and asks for more than the standard W-9. I'm a sole proprietorship(report the business on Schedule C) and get 1099s for all of my earned income. This form does distinguish between sole proprietorship(or LLC with one owner) vs individual.

I'm planning to complete the sole proprietorship section. Any ramifications I might not be seeing ?

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