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July 2017

Business Travel Workshop Sessions

The Ohio State University Travel Office is announcing that registration is open in BuckeyeLearn for the 2017 Business Travel Workshop Sessions scheduled for Tuesday, August 15 and Wednesday, August 16. Each day will include a session of the Introductory Travel Workshop and the Advanced Travel Workshop.

Registration for these sessions will be open in BuckeyeLearn until Friday, August 11 at 11:59 p.m. Read more about each offering below and click the session links to register. After the August sessions, additional 2017 workshops will be held in November.

Travel Workshop (Introductory)
This two-hour travel workshop explains the basics of business travel for Ohio State; covering the Travel Policy and specific travel resources for developing a travel budget and initiating the Travel Request for Authorization. In addition, the session includes a demonstration of travel booking through the universitys preferred Travel Agency and their online booking tool for air, hotel and … 

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Tax Exemption with Pcard Purchases

As a result of a review with the university’s Tax Compliance Office, the “Vendor License #” previously printed on PCards was removed in June 2016. The Tax Compliance Office confirmed that OSU does not have an actual tax exemption number. Moving forward, it is recommended that the State of Ohio Sales and Use Tax Blanket Exemption Certificate be used for all eligible tax-exempt purchases.  If a supplier asks for a tax-exempt number, Ohio State’s employer identification number 31-6025986 can be provided. This article can be found at NewsLink online.