Tax Management at the U
The University Tax Management Office is a consulting office that supports University departments with their business tax needs.
In accordance with IRS regulations, The University Tax Management Office does not provide personal tax advice. To determine any issues with your personal taxes, please contact a personal tax advisor or the IRS. You can also check out the Students and Parents information page for some helpful resources.
W-9 & ST3 (Certificate of Exemption)
- Download Form ST3 (pdf) - Minnesota Certificate of Exemption
- Download Form W-9 IRS (pdf) - Federal Request for Taxpayer Identification and Certification
If you receive a request for a SUBSTITUTE W-9 form (not the standard IRS form above) please call or email the Tax Management Office for assistance in completing the form: 612-624-1053 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Purchasing in Other States
Do you travel to other states to make purchases for the University of Minnesota? If so, you should check out the University's tax status in your destination state - we may be exempt from paying sales taxes on those purchases. View this information about making purchases in other states.