Before any supplier or individual can receive payment from GW, they must register as a GW-approved supplier. This process includes completing a Supplier Registration Form, supplying GW with their appropriate tax-identification number, and subscribing to GW's Supplier's Code of Conduct.
GW recognizes several types of suppliers:
If your organization would like to know more about doing business with The George Washington University, please call us at (202) 994-2500 or email us.
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For payments to individuals, it is very important that a proper determination be made as to whether the individual is truly an independent contractor, or is acting as an employee. Special tax rules apply to individuals who are not US citizens or permanent residents.
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Federal law provides severe penalties to GW and any individual who misrepresents their status as an independent contractor.
Status Determination Form
To determine whether an individual qualifies as an independent contractor or an employee.
Supplier Registration Packet
Required for all companies and organizations doing business with GW. Includes IRS W-9 form.
Supplier Contact Update Form
Provides an easy and quick method for Procurement to update the PO Notification method and request supplier contact information for existing supplier sites.
Non-US Citizens and Foreign Organizations
Individuals, organizations, and companies that are not US citizens or incorporated/registered in the US.
For all non-sponsored projects and purchases over $25,000, and for federal grants and contracts over $3,000, GW uses an electronic distribution application for all solicitations.
The internet approach to publicize bid opportunities will help reach the goal of this department, which is to ensure that all vendors can participate in the bidding process fairly and openly, while encouraging competition within the vendor community in order to obtain for the University quality goods and services at the most competitive prices. We invite all businesses to participate in the University's purchasing process.
To receive a copy of a solicitation package, click here or call (800) 711-1712. Packages are also available directly from the Procurement office located at:
45155 Research Place
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