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 first check with Central Stores. If they can't provide the item, 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 physical store at the checkout. 

Before making a purchase from Lowe’s, please make sure to to first check with Central Stores. If they can't provide the item, 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 first check with Central Stores. If they can't provide the item, 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 shop at the Ames store, let the cashier know that you will need to use the Iowa State University Membership Card when you checkout with your P-Card or T&H Card (the cashier will ask to see the card). 

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. 

 

Target

You will now be asked for a phone number associated with the Iowa State University Tax Exemption when you request tax exemption at a physical Target store.  Please make sure to have this phone number handy when checking out to ensure purchases made on behalf of Iowa State University will be tax-exempt.  The phone number is also printed on the card sleeves provided by Procurement Services.  If you would like a new or replacement cardsleeve, please reach out to cardservices@iastate.edu.

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

 

Theisen's

You will now be asked for a phone number associated with the Iowa State University Tax Exemption when you request tax exemption at Theisen's.  Please make sure to have this phone number handy when checking out to ensure purchases made on behalf of Iowa State University will be tax-exempt.  The phone number is also printed on the card sleeves provided by Procurement Services.  If you would like a new or replacement cardsleeve, please reach out to cardservices@iastate.edu.

Before making a purchase from Theisen's, 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.