Independent Contractors & Vendors

Every individual acting as an independent contractor, consultant, or vendor doing business with the Sonoma County Office of Education is required to complete applicable state and federal tax forms. This page provides access to information and forms that you may be required to file.

California Residents

Instructions (pdf)
W-9 Form (pdf)
Resident and Nonresident Withholding Guidelines (pdf)

Out-of-State Residents

Instructions (pdf)
The following forms can be found on the Forms and Publications page of the California Franchise Tax Board website:
W-9 Form
Form 590 Withholding Exemption Certificate
Form 587 Nonresident Withholding Allocation Worksheet
Form 588 Nonresident Withholding Waiver
Form 589 Nonresident Withholding Waiver
From 592-B Resident and Nonresident Withholding Tax Statement

Resident and Nonresident Withholding Guidelines (pdf)

Foreign Vendors

Foreign Vendor Instructions
Form W-8BEN
Form W-8BEN-E
Form W-8ECI