W-9 and 1099 Misc. What is the difference ?

What is the difference between W-9 and 1099 Misc. ? My current boss gives me 1099 Misc. instaed of W-2. The new company I talked to say they give W-9 and not W-2. What difference will it make if I go from 1099 Misc to W-9 ? I wanted W-2 so bad, guess no such jobs around anymore. All help is appreciated. show more What is the difference between W-9 and 1099 Misc. ? My current boss gives me 1099 Misc. instaed of W-2.

The new company I talked to say they give W-9 and not W-2.

What difference will it make if I go from 1099 Misc to W-9 ?

I wanted W-2 so bad, guess no such jobs around anymore.

All help is appreciated.
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