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Department of Procurement and Contract Services

Tax Info for Vendors


Procurement Services require new vendors to complete a Vendor ID Request and a W-9, Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification. A W9 is required for all individuals (including undergraduate and graduate students) for services.  Payments will NOT be made until the forms have been returned to Procurement Services for processing.

Also refer to the Vendor Maintenance Procedures for  New and Existing Vendor EPLS verification

A permanent address must be provided for mailing a 1099 to the individual.

New Vendor - Vendor ID Request Form

Federal Tax Form W-9 Instructions


The department is responsible for getting all the relevant information needed to set up an International Vendor.  The Foreign Corporation Information Form should be e-mailed to the vendor before any services are performed or goods are purchased.  The department should then forward the completed document to Vendor Maintenance in the Procurement office.  They will in turn forward it to the Tax Compliance office who will notify the department of additional IRS forms needed before the vendor can be

Foreign Corporation Information Form

Form W-8BEN (Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner)