Charging Tax

Purchases by Wisconsin governmental units, including the University of Wisconsin System, are generally exempt from Wisconsin Sales and Use Tax, and may be exempt from tax in other states.  Those that use their Pcard to make purchases, issues orders or… Read more


Importing Goods

Importing goods from foreign countries (including Canada and Mexico) can present unique challenges. There are potential tariffs, inspections, import restrictions, especially with the research related equipment that UWM often purchases. Departments are warned that low dollar orders placed directly with… Read more


Purchasing card and Travel card programs

The Pcard and Tcard programs are administered by Accounts Payable. Contact the Accounts Payables Supervisor for more information. Access the UW System Purchasing Card (Pcard) program documents: https://www.wisconsin.edu/financial-administration/special-topics/purchasing-cards/ Access the UW System Travel Card (Tcard) program documents: https://www.wisconsin.edu/financial-administration/us-bank-travel-card/ View the… Read more


Searching for State and UW-Madison Contracts

UW-Madison Purchasing Services maintains a searchable database of State of Wisconsin (DOA issued) and UW-Madison issued contracts. Commonly requested UW-Milwaukee contracts are found under the ‘Available Contracts’ Help section on this website. Please contact Purchasing for further assistance on locating… Read more


Year End Calendar FY21

Find the full fiscal year end calendar here. May 3rd FY21 deadline for: Procurement Requisitions over $50,000 for goods or services not on contract. May 3rd – FY22 POs may be initiated in ShopUW+ utilizing the NEXT FISCAL YEAR CHECKBOX…. Read more