Taxes for US Residents - W9 Walkthrough

To become partnered, you will be required to fill out a W-9 form, which we will send you via Echosign. If you need another copy of the form, please submit a ticket via, and we can send you another copy easily.

For legal reasons, the Curse staff is unable to directly assist you in completing this document, but we have prepared a small guide for common responses to the questions.




  1. Your real name (not channel name).

  2. This is where you would place your company name, if you own one.

  3. This is your tax classification. You need to select the option that applies to you, which is usually "Individual". If you aren't sure, you need to consult a tax expert for your country.

  4. Your home address (not email address).

  5. Your city, state, and zip code.

  6. This should be left blank, as it is not required.

  7. This should be left blank, as it is not required.

  8. If you are an individual, put your social security number in the top bar and leave the bottom blank. If you represent a company, put your employer ID number in the bottom bar.

  9. Sign here with your full name.

  10. Write today’s date, preferably using the U.S. date format (MM/DD/YYYY).


If you need more detailed instructions, you can find them on the IRS’ website, here.