(hopefully 3 years later you're not still dealing with this....I just ran across it while looking for something else)
I have leased and also been a landlord. there has never been a reason form me to give or receive a W-9. Unless there are unique and special circumstances we are not aware of, he has no right, need, or obligation to provide this for you. You need to speak with an accountant or CPA to clarigy this.
Robert McGuire ASR
Your Castle Real Estate
1776 S. Jackson St. #412
Denver CO 80210
Direct â€“ 303-669-1246
Wow! As a current landlord, this is a very strange question. Why do you want the landlord to fill out a W-9 and why do you want to use that for 1099?
Are you running a business in that property you are renting?
To all others:
As a landlord, should I put a clause in my contract stating that renters can't use the property for business/only personal dwelling?
He should be able to give you a receipt showing that you have paid him rent for the time period you lived there, and that should give you what you need for tax filing.