This form was developed to comply with Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations and Minnesota statute and to assist Hennepin County in paying providers and vendors for their goods and services. You, as a payee, are required by law to provide us, as payer, your correct Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN). This information will only be shared with the IRS. The Minnesota Government Data Practices Act classifies the Social Security Number as private. Unless otherwise provided by law, the home address is also private.  If you have questions completing this page in the form, please call: (612) 348-2976.

Required information is marked by a red asterisk (*)


Failure to respond to this request can result in IRS-mandated withholding on future payments as well as other penalties.



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Note: if your single member LLC has elected corporate status (on IRS Form 8832 or Form 2553), please select "No".

Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN)

Name. Do not use special characters in the name: \/"<>[]

The name of the entity entered as the “owner” on this form should never be a disregarded entity. The name of the “owner” on this form should be the name shown on the income tax return on which the income should be reported. For example, if an LLC that is treated as a disregarded entity for U.S. federal tax purposes has a single owner that is a U.S. person, the U.S. owner's name is required to be provided as the “owner”. If the direct owner of the entity is also a disregarded entity, enter the first owner that is not disregarded for federal tax purposes. 

Direct Deposit (ACH) section

Direct Deposit (Automated Clearinghouse or ACH) Enrollment

Complete this form and return it to:


Hennepin County - Accounts Payable

Government Center MC 131

300 South 6th Street

Minneapolis MN 55487-0131

Payee name. Do not use special characters in the name: \/"<>[]

To enroll in the direct deposit (ACH) program, you must provide your bank account information. You may decline to enroll in the direct deposit (ACH) program, in which case you will receive any payment by check. By providing your bank account information, you authorize Hennepin County (the county) to verify the information with your bank, the county’s bank and with other third parties engaged by the county for purposes of verifying account ownership. The county reserves the right to make payment by check at any time for any reason. By signing this form, you authorize the county to make electronic ACH credit entries to the account you provided for the purpose of receiving payment for billed goods or services, and, if necessary, make debit entries to or returns of any credit entries in error. Remittance information for payments made by ACH transaction will be provided only via email.

This field aids in the 'connection' to the XDP radio buttons

This field aids in the 'connection' to the XDP radio buttons

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    If attaching a PDF - please make sure the file type is pdf.


    The information requested below is used internally by Hennepin County to monitor and report on participation in county contracting. Your cooperation in completing this form is greatly appreciated.  If you have questions completing this demographic information, please call: (612) 348-3181.

    Click the blue question marks on the right side of the page for more information

    If you chose one of these, continue to the next section.

    If you chose “all other” please answer all remaining questions.

    Small Business Enterprise Certification:

    Among other benefits, certification as a small business may provide your company access to contract opportunities advertised only to CERT certified small businesses.  For further information about certification, please call 651-266-8900 or visit

    Veteran-Owned Business Certification:

    For further information, please contact the Office of Equity and Procurement at: (651) 296-2600 or visit:

    Ethnicity and Racial Group Definitions:

    Black/African American: All persons having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa.

    Hispanic: All persons of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American descent or other Spanish culture of origin, regardless of race.

    Asian or Pacific Islander: All persons having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Indian Sub-continent or the Pacific Islands, including, for example, China, Japan, Korea, Hawaii, Guam, the Philippine Islands and Samoa.

    American Indian or Alaskan Native: All persons having origins in any of the original peoples of North America, and who maintain tribal affiliation or community attachment.

    White/Caucasian: All persons with origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, North Africa or the Middle East.


    Do not check the second box if you have been notified by the IRS that you are currently subject to backup withholding because of underreporting of interest or dividends on your tax return.  If you are unable to check all boxes or if you would prefer to be mailed a W-9 Form, please call 612-348-2976.

    IRS W-9 instructions

    The FATCA code(s) entered on this form (if any) indicating that I am exempt from FATCA reporting is correct (Not Applicable, Hennepin County is exempt from FATCA reporting).

    You must acknowledge all three certification boxes above to submit this form.   If you are unable to check all three boxes, please call 612-348-2976.

    All required fields must be completed to submit.  Please check through each tab to ensure all required fields are completed.