Tax Exemption

Temple University - Of The Commonwealth System of Higher Education is considered an Instrumentality of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. As such, orders placed on behalf of the University should not be subject to tax in most states. At times, vendors will request a copy of our Tax Exemption Certificate. To obtain a copy of the certificate, complete the Tax Exemption Request Form. A Purchasing representative will assist in providing the documentation.


Sales Tax Exemption Status

Arizona Colorado Connecticut Florida
Idaho Illinois Iowa Kansas
Kentucky Maine Massachusetts Michigan
Minnesota Missouri Mississippi Nebraska
New Jersey New York North Dakota Ohio
Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Dakota Tennessee
Texas Utah West Virginia Wyoming

Non-Exempt States

Alabama California Georgia Hawaii Indiana
Louisiana Maryland Montana Nevada New Mexico
North Carolina Oklahoma Oregon South Carolina Vermont
Virginia Washington Washington, D.C. Wisconsin

States with No Sales Tax

Alaska Arkansas
Delaware Montana
New Hampshire Oregon (tax applied to local lodging only)