Local Supplier Information

When using your P-Card to make purchases from any of the following suppliers, please note the individual supplier’s requirements for tax exemption or discounts for items purchased on behalf of Iowa State University. 

In addition to the listed suppliers there are several local suppliers who keep the Iowa State Tax Exemption information on hand for Iowa State University Employee use.  At these Ames businesses P-Card holders only need to show or use the tax exemption number on the P-Card Sleeve.  If you need a P-Card Sleeve, please email cardservices@iastate.edu to request one be sent to your University address.

For any other supplier in the state of Iowa, please complete the Sales Tax Exemption Request Form and Procurement Services will provide you with a completed Tax Exemption Certificate to be used for purchases on behalf of Iowa State University. 

If you have questions or concerns regarding making tax-exempt purchases on behalf of Iowa State University, please contact Procurement Services at procurement@iastate.edu

 

Home Depot 

Use the Iowa State University Home Depot Tax ID Number to ensure purchases made on behalf of Iowa State University will be tax-exempt.  The tax exemption number can be used in any physical store at the checkout.

Before making a purchase from Home Depot, please make sure to check the cyBUY Grainger contract for the item(s) you wish to purchase. 

 

Lowe’s 

Request a 7% discount card to use in-store for purchases made on behalf of Iowa State University.  This discount is in addition to the Iowa State University tax exemption.  Please contact Lucas Schau at lschau@iastate.edu to receive a card for use in the physlical store at the checkout. 

Before making a purchase from Lowe’s, please make sure to check the cyBUY Grainger contract for the item(s) you wish to purchase. 

 

Menards 

Use the Iowa State University Menards Tax Exempt Barcode to ensure purchases made on behalf of Iowa State University will be tax-exempt.  The tax exemption number can be used in any physical store at the checkout. 

Before making a purchase from Menards, please make sure to check the cyBUY Grainger contract for the item(s) you wish to purchase. 

 

Sam’s Club 

Use the Iowa State University Membership Card to make purchases at the Ames Sam’s Club on behalf of Iowa State University and ensure that they will be tax-exempt. 

When you arrive at the Ames store, stop at the Membership Desk and let them know you will need to use the Iowa State Membership Card when you checkout with your P-Card.  You will not be given the membership card, but it will be made available for the cashier to use for your purchase(s). 

The Iowa State University Sam’s Club Membership can only be used in the physical store in Ames, Iowa. 

Before making a purchase from Sam's Club, please make sure to check the cyBUY catalogs for the item(s) you wish to purchase. 

 

Walmart

Use the Iowa State University Walmart Tax ID Number to ensure purchases made on behalf of Iowa State University will be tax-exempt.  The tax exemption number can be used in any physical store at the checkout. 

Before making a purchase from Walmart, please make sure to check the cyBUY catalogs for the item(s) you wish to purchase.