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Bidder Type
Select the Tax ID type for your account. Click "Next" to continue.
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For multi-member LLC's, register using your Employer Identification Number (EIN).
Your Social Security Number (SSN) is a unique nine-digit number assigned by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
to individuals for Social Security purposes.
An Employer Identification Number (EIN) also known as the Tax Identification Number (TIN), Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) or the
Federal Tax Identification Number, the EIN is a unique nine-digit number assigned by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to business entities operating
in the United States for the purposes of identification.

An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (or ITIN) is a unique nine-digit number assigned by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
to individuals who are required to have a taxpayer identification number but who do not have, and are not eligible to obtain,
a Social Security Number. For additional information please visit the IRS Website
Tax Information
Enter your Tax ID Information. Click "Next" to continue.
Social Security Number (SSN):
Name as shown on tax return:

Primary Name on Winning Certificates:

Additional Name(s) on Winning Certificates:
(optional)

Contact Information
Enter your contact information. Click "Next" to continue.
Contact First Name:

Contact Last Name:

Email Address:

Confirm E-mail:

Phone Numbers:
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Auction notification emails will be sent to the email address entered. After completing the registration,
if you do not receive a "registration successful" email, please modify the security settings of your email
account to allow emails from customerservice@realauction.com.
The default name on winning certificates will be the "name as shown on tax return".
Use this field to enter additional names to be printed on your winning certificates.
Please specify an email address to receive important notifications regarding your auction
account that require your attention.

You must have an email address in order to register. Notifications are sent via email to
keep you informed about the status of your account and to provide updates and
technical notices. These messages are essential to the maintenance of your account and
the functionality of our services.

If you do not have an email account, there are several reputable services that can
provide you with a free email address.

With the exception of the county(s) in which you are registered, we do not disclose any
information that could be used to personally identify you, such as your name,
email address, account, password, or transaction history.
The primary name on winning certificates will be the "name as shown on tax return".
The contact name is the individual who will be called in the event special circumstances
arise, such as a failed electronic funds transfer.
Enter the phone number or numbers to be used to contact you regarding important notifications about your auction
account that require your attention.

SDAT is the acronym for the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation.
Any and all registrants that are business entities (not individuals) shall be required to
register with SDAT and their SDAT account must be in good standing to conduct business
as a domestic or foreign entity in the State of Maryland. To contact SDAT for further
information please call 410-767-1170
Mailing Address
Enter your mailing address information. Click "Next" to continue.
Address 1:
Address 2:
City:

State/Province:

Zip Code:
(ex: xxxxx OR xxxxx-xxxx)
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The address entered here will be used for all redemption payments and official correspondence.
Login Information
Enter your login information. Click "Next" to continue.
Create a User Name:

Create a Password:

Confirm Password:

Select a security question:

Enter your answer here:

Notify me of other tax sale auctions:
The Username entered will be your official digital signature for all transactions conducted on this site.

The selected Username must contain at least 6 characters and may consist of A-Z, 0-9 and underscores.
Your selected Password must be at least 7 characters long and start with a letter (A-Z).
The password must also contain at least 1 number (0-9) and at least one special character (! @ # % * #).
The selected security question and answer will be used to verify your identity
when contacting the Realauction Customer Service Center.
W9 Information
Enter your IRS W9 information. Click "Next" to continue.
Name as shown on tax return:
Business name / disregarded entity name:
If different from above
Select the appropriate federal tax classification:






Are you subject to backup withholding?

Are you exempt from backup withholding?

Exempt payee code (if any)

FATCA reporting code (if any)

Address:
City:

State/Province:

Zip/Postal Code:
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Under penalties of perjury, I certify that:

  1. The number shown on this form is my correct taxpayer identification number (or I am waiting for a number to be issued to me), and
  2. I am not subject to backup withholding because: (a) I am exempt from backup withholding, or (b) I have not been notified by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that I am subject to backup withholding as a result of a failure to report all interest or dividends, or (c) the IRS has notified me that I am no longer subject to backup withholding, and
  3. I am a U.S. citizen or other U.S. person.
  4. The FATCA code(s) entered on this form (if any) indicating that I am exempt from FATCA reporting is correct.

Digital Signature: Date:

Enter the name as shown on your IRS tax return for the Tax ID number entered.
If the county has assigned you a Bidder Number in the past, enter it here.
If you has been assigned a number from the Department of Assessment and Taxation, enter it here.
Generally, individuals (including sole proprietors) are not exempt from backup withholding. Corporations are exempt from backup withholding for certain payments, such as interest and dividends. Corporations are not exempt from backup withholding for payments made in settlement of payment card or third party network transactions.
These codes apply to persons submitting this form for accounts maintained outside of the United States by certain foreign financial institutions. Therefore, if you are only submitting this form for an account you hold in the United States, you may leave this field blank. Consult with the person requesting this form if you are uncertain if the financial institution is subject to these requirements.
Persons making certain payments to you must under certain conditions withhold
and pay to the IRS 28% of such payments. This is called "backup withholding."
Payments that may be subject to backup withholding include interest, tax-exempt interest,
dividends, broker and barter exchange transactions, rents, royalties, nonemployee pay,
and certain payments from fishing boat operators. Real estate transactions are not subject
to backup withholding.

You will not be subject to backup withholding on payments you receive if you
give the requester your correct TIN, make the proper certifications, and report
all of your taxable interest and dividends on your tax return.


Payments you receive will be subject to backup withholding if:
You do not furnish your TIN to the requester,
You do not certify your TIN when required (see the Part II instructions on page 3 for details),
The IRS tells the requester that you furnished an incorrect TIN,
The IRS tells you that you are subject to backup withholding because you did not report all your
interest and dividends on your tax return (for reportable interest and dividends only), or

You do not certify to the requester that you are not subject to backup withholding
(for reportable interest and dividend accounts opened after 1983 only).

For further information visit the IRS website.
Generally, Individuals (including sole proprietors) are not exempt from backp withholding.
Corporations are exempt from backup withholding for certain payments, such as interest and dividends.
If you are unsure, consult your tax accountant or visit the IRS website.

Your investment income is generally not subject to regular tax withholding, however, it may be subject to backup withholding to ensure that income tax is collected on this taxable income. Backup withholding can be taken by the IRS from your investment income if:

  1. you fail to furnish your taxpayer identification number on Form W9, Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification, to payers of interest or dividend income;
  2. you give them the wrong number; or
  3. you ignore notices from the IRS claiming that you have under reported interest or dividend income on your tax return.

Under backup withholding, when you open up a new account you must certify under penalties of perjury that your social security number is correct and that you are not subject to backup withholding on Form W9, Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification.

For further information go to the IRS website:
Confirm Information
Review your information for accuracy. Once complete, click the Confirm button to continue.
Bidder TypeEdit
I Registered Using My:
Certificate InformationEdit
Name on Winning Certificates:
Additional Names on Winning Certificates:
Contact Information Edit
Contact First Name:
Contact Last Name:
Email Address:
Phone Numbers:
Contact Address Information Edit
Address 1:
Address 2:
City:
State/Province:
Zip/Postal Code:
Login InformationEdit
User Name:
Password:
Security Question:
Security Answer:
Notify Me of Other Tax Sale Auctions:
IRS Form W9 InformationEdit
Name as Shown on Tax Return:
Business Name / Disregarded Entity Name:
Federal Tax Classification:
LLC Tax Classification:
Are You Subject to Backup Withholding?
Are You Exempt From Backup Withholding?
Exempt payee code:
FATCA reporting code:
Address:
City:
State/Province:
Zip/Postal Code:
Digital Signature:
Step 8 - Registration Complete
Congratulations, your registration is successful!
Thank you

Your Columbia bidder number is

There is no need to register with different usernames and passwords for each county. Your username and password will allow you to review and participate in any other Tax Certificate Auction or Sale conducted by Realauction.com in this state.

An IRS-W9 form has also been completed and automatically transmitted to the county. To see a copy of your official IRS form, please visit the "Edit My Account" page inside the website.



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