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

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 Arizona 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)