As a not-for-profit, Webster University is exempt from paying sales tax to vendors in certain states. The states that do and do not provide sales tax exemption status to Webster University are listed in the Accounting Office website. Do not pay sales tax on invoices from vendors located in the states as listed in the link. If sales tax is included on an invoice from such a vendor, circle it and subtract that amount from the gross amount.
Sales Tax Exemption
Federal Exemption Letter
Tax Exempt Letter
IRS Form W-9
All U.S. based businesses including corporations, consultants and sole proprietors are required to submit Form W-9 to Purchasing prior to being approved as a vendor in the system. The purpose of this form is to provide the University information for submitting Form 1099 at calendar year end to comply with IRS requirements.
Form W-9 (Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification)
IRS Form W-8BEN
Form W-8BEN (Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for US Tax Withholding)
For additional University tax documents, please click here.