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Submit tax information

 

Add your tax information to your payments profile to get timely merchant payments from Google.

US-based merchants must submit the US Internal Revenue Service W-9 form.
You must submit the Certificate of Foreign Status form (W-8BEN) to the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Social Security Number (SSN)

If you are an individual or sole proprietor and file your tax return using your Social Security Number (SSN), then you must use your Social Security Number (SSN) when updating your payments profile. This is important so that our merchant account records match what you have on file with the IRS. Note that you will have a limited number of attempts to provide the correct information.

Employer Identification Number (EIN)

For corporations, partnerships, or LLCs, you must provide the federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) when updating your payments profile, as well as the name you have on file because it must match what you report to the IRS.

Legal business name

Provide the exact business name you have registered with the IRS.

Individuals and sole proprietors list their legal first and last name. List the full company name for corporations, partnerships, and LLCs. 

US-based merchants must fill out and submit IRS Form W-9, or submit the Certificate of Foreign Status form.

Follow these steps to enter or change your tax information:

  1. Sign into your payments profile.
  2. Click Settings.
  1. Under "Payments profile", find "[Your Country] tax info" and click  .
  2. To enter or edit your tax info, click Update Tax Info.
  3. Answer the questions and then fill out the W-9 form and click Submit to submit the W-9 to the IRS from within your payments profile.
    Answer the questions and click Submit to submit the Certificate of Foreign Status (W-8BEN) to the IRS from within your payments profile.
  4. Click Save.

Google must file Form 1099-K for Google Play developers who make more than over $20,000 in gross sales and more than 200 payment transactions.

Request to have your 1099-K form re-issued or revised.

Year-end tax forms

To request a copy, submit a revision, or void a year-end tax form, complete a year-end tax form request.
We do not accept year-end tax form requests for the most recently completed tax year before certain dates:
  • US-based (1099-MISC or 1099-K): must be submitted on or after February 5 of the current year
  • Non-US-based (1042-S):  must be submitted on or after March 15 of the current year 
You may request revisions or copies of year-end tax forms for historical years at any time by submitting a year-end tax form request.
If you need help, contact us.
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