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State Purchasing Authority for Supplies, Materials and Services

Purchasing and Payment Processing

View policy pdf: State Purchasing Authority for Supplies Materials and Services Policy

The University of Georgia is exempt from sales tax and therefore sales tax should not be paid by the University for goods shipped to the state of Georgia or for services provided within the State.


The UGA employee making the purchase is responsible for ensuring that sales tax is not charged. The UGA employee is responsible for providing the sales tax exemption form to the vendor.

Responsible University Senior Administrator: Vice President for Finance & Administration

Policy Owner: Procurement

Policy Contact: Robert Currey

Phone Number: 706-542-2361

Date Issued: 01/01/2016

Last Reviewed/Updated: