Procurement Card Policies

In addition to compliance with the Business Expense Policy, cardholders must also comply with the below guidelines that are specific to the Procurement Card Program.

It is essential that Washington University has a strong accounting control environment and guards its image as a careful steward of charitable and public funds. Given the decentralized nature of the university, Senior Management relies heavily upon individual judgment at all levels of the organization in determining when expenses are necessary and reasonable.


Gift Card Purchases

Compliance and tax reporting requirements

Returns & Exchanges

Returning items purchased on procurement card

Sales Tax Exemption

Missouri and other state sales tax exemptions

Unallowable Procurement Card Purchases and Practices

Transactions and practices that are not allowed on the procurement card