Thanks for informing us about this, @AfterOffersLLC.
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I appreciate the information that you've added, @AfterOffersLLC. I'll share some details about your concern so you'll no longer be receiving these emails.
Please know that even if you've already filled up the W9 form for your contractors, they'll also need to fill it up on their end. There's also no need for you to sign up for a direct deposit. Let's make sure that you and your contractors have filled up the W9 form. Rest assured that there won't be any additional cost after this.
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