WASHINGTON — The Credit Union National Association has asked the Internal Revenue Service to delay until July 1 a mandate that financial institutions use a revised W-9 tax form.

The form was published in mid-December, and the requirement for its use took effect Jan. 1. “It is operationally impossible for credit unions to comply with the change on such short notice,” wrote CUNA president Daniel A. Mica in a Jan. 5 letter to IRS Commissioner Charles O. Rossotti.

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