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O'Reilly Wanting Filled Out W-9
#1 Posted : Wednesday, February 19, 2014 5:57:27 AM(UTC)
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I just received an email from Info@OReillyPromotions.com saying that I won a $200 gift card.  They are wanting me to send a completed W-9.  Is this normal?  Also for some reason my Comcast email server is saying that this email address does not appear to be legitimate.  Has anyone else encounter these situations?


#2 Posted : Wednesday, February 19, 2014 8:09:02 AM(UTC)

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Kind of unusual, but if I'd won this card, I would fill out the form for them to get the $200 gift card... Evie
#3 Posted : Wednesday, February 19, 2014 8:45:20 AM(UTC)

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Glenda3 - As far as the W-9 goes, though it is unusual for them to ask to fill out a W-9 for a relatively small amount as that, it does happen.  Last year two of wins I had, one for 100.00 and the other for about 250.00, required me to fill out a W-9.  Good Luck and Congrats!!



#4 Posted : Wednesday, February 19, 2014 9:41:25 AM(UTC)
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yes it is unusual, but not unheard of, sorry that they are giving you an extra step


Oh wait! a couple of months ago I won a $15.00 promotional baseball cap and they wanted me to fill out forms too!


I never responded back

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I had to fill out a form (not a W9) with my SS# etc. for a 100.00 face cream last year from Rodale. I followed thru and got it, afterwards I emailed them and asked why they needed my SS# for such a small prize, and that I didn't like the fact that a notarized affidavit with personal info would be floating around their office, they never answered me.
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