Williams Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Call our transfer agent, Computershare Trust Company, N.A., at 800-884-4225; 781-575-4706 and request an affidavit of lost certificate. Computershare charges a $50.00 processing fee plus a fee of .03 (3%) of the market value of the missing securities.

  2. Call our transfer agent, Computershare Trust Company, N.A., at 800-884-4225; 781-575-4706.

  3. Williams (NYSE:WMB) pays a quarterly dividend and reports taxes on a Form 1099.

  4. Our transfer agent does offer these programs. For information, please contact:
    Computershare Trust Company, N.A.
    P.O. Box 43078
    Providence, RI 02940-3078
    Telephone: 800-884-4225; 781-575-4706
    CoWebsite: www.computershare.com
    Send overnight mail to:
    Computershare Investor Services
    250 Royall Street
    Canton, MA 02021
  5. Calculating cost basis information during tax preparation time can be a difficult and time-consuming process. If you are a Williams shareholder and you need a cost-basis calculation, we encourage you to contact your broker if you hold your Williams shares in streetname or Computershare (800.884.4225) if you hold your shares incertificate or book-entry form.

    Williams also provides a link to the NetBasis system via a hyperlink below. For a fee, NetBasis will automatically calculate the cost basis for your Williams stock, adjusted for any corporate actions or dividend reinvestments. All you need to use NetBasis are your purchase/acquisition and sale dates, number of shares or dollar amount acquired.

    If you have any questions about using NetBasis, you can call their 24/7 customer care call center (1.888.802.2747) or use the Live Web Chat service located on the Help button once you have logged on to the system.

    By selecting the NetBasis link below, you will leave the Williams website and will be redirected to the NetBasis system.