This section contains information for companies who wish to do
business with Furman University. All
inquiries regarding the University’s procurement practices and business opportunities
should be referred to the Director of Procurement and Travel Services.
· A completed W-9 and Supplier Registration Form.pdf should be submitted to the
Procurement Office prior to the processing of a purchase order or invoice
· A Debarment
Certification must be submitted by the suppliers for purchases of $25,000
or more involving federal funds.
· Furman University is required by South Carolina Department of
Revenue to withhold 2% of all payments made to nonresident service contractors
in which the contract amount exceeds $10,000 per calendar year. In order to be exempt from this tax, the
supplier must complete form I-312 (Nonresident
Taxpayer Registration Affidavit) certifying that they are registered with either the South Carolina
Secretary of State or the South Carolina Department of Revenue. The tax holding requirement does not apply to
payments for supplies.
· Contact the SC Department of Revenue to obtain information for
the registration requirements. The
contact is David Demary (803) 896-1902.
· Prior to shipping goods or providing services to the University,
a supplier must first be issued a University Purchase Order or be provided a TAP
card (the University’s Travel and Procurement credit card) number which
guarantees payment by the University.
Failure to have an authorized Purchase Order or TAP Card number can
result in non-payment of your invoice.
· All contracts for goods and services which obligate the
University must be executed by an authorized officer of the University. Without such signature the contract is not