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Tax Exemption Forms

Form W-9 Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification: Companies obtaining personal services from Purdue request this form to verify Purdue's tax identification number and exemption from tax withholding. Please print this form and date it. Include the correspondence and/or reference numbers, and fax/mail the form directly to the requestor.

Form ST-105 Indiana Department of Revenue General Sales Tax Exemption Certificate: Vendors who sell or lease to Purdue request this form to verify Purdue's exemption from sales tax. You may print this form and date it. Include the correspondence and/or reference numbers, and fax/mail the form directly to the requestor.

Form ST-108E Indiana Department of Revenue Certificate of Exemption for the Purchase of a Motor Vehicle or Watercraft: You must fill out the form and get it signed by Organizational Tax.

Form ST-109 Utility Exemption Letter

IRS "Determination Letter": Companies may request verification of Purdue's tax-exempt status or "501(c)(3) status". This letter from the IRS may be used to respond to such requests.

Out-of-State Purchase Exemption Certificates

Sales tax laws differ by state.  Not all nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, or governmental entities from other states are exempt from paying sales taxes on purchases in a particular state.  States that have granted Purdue University exemption from their sales tax have provided the following certificates or rules for use while purchasing within their borders.

When using an exemption certificate, make certain that all purchases are made in the name of Purdue University, are consistent with Purdue’s exempt purposes, and are made only with University funds.

ALASKA – None.  No State Sales Tax, but local sales tax in Juneau may apply

COLORADO – Use Indiana certificate ST-105

DELAWARE – None.  No State Sales Tax

FLORIDA

IDAHO

IDAHO for Lodging

ILLINOIS

KANSAS

KENTUCKY

MICHIGAN

MINNESOTA – Lodging and meals nevertheless taxable

MONTANA – None.  No State Sales Tax

NEW HAMPSHIRE – None.  No State Sales Tax, but Meals & Rentals Tax may apply

NEW JERSEY – Lodging “occupancy tax” nevertheless applicable

NEW YORK – Lodging nevertheless taxable in New York City

OHIO

OREGON – None.  No State Sales Tax

TEXAS

 

Not Exempt in These States – Pay the Tax

Alabama

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Georgia

Hawaii – No State Sales Tax, but General Excise Tax applies to all purchasers

Iowa

Louisiana

Maryland

Nebraska

Nevada

Oklahoma

North Carolina

South Carolina

Utah

Vermont

Washington (state)

Wisconsin

West Virginia

Wyoming