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Tax Exempt Information & W9's

TAX EXEMPT LETTER (password required)

●  State of Illinois (expires 3/1/2020)

●  State of Florida (expires 3/1/2020)

❖ Conduct business with vendors in the state of IL that will accept our tax exempt status;

❖ Exemption letters are typically accepted by vendors for the state in which they are issued (i.e, vendors outside the state of IL may not accept our IL exemption)

❖ Vendors may not grant tax exempt purchases for an account not registered in the name of  a school or District 225

 Vendors are not required by law to accept our tax exempt letter; should a vendor decline, request that a 10% discount be granted on the purchase to compensate for taxes charged


VERIFICATION OF NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

●  Guidestar Tax Exempt Organization Check

 IRS Tax Exempt Organization Check & FEIN Verification


W-9 FORMS

 Aquatics

●  District Office

●  Evening School

●  Glenbrook North

●  Glenbrook South

●  Off Campus

●  IRS Template (most current; revised December 2014)


VENDOR NUMBERS (required by certain government entities)

  • Chicago Public Schools (IAMS / School Financial Services) - 271138
  • Cook County IL Comptroller's Office (FMIS System)
    • GBS - 727970 
    • GBN - 727964

CERTIFICATE OF RESALE CRT-61

Completion of this from is often requested by District 225 vendors.  Our District does not make purchases tax free for resale; therefore, it is not necessary to complete this form. Providing the vendor with our tax exempt letter, and W9 form, should be sufficient. 


501 STATUS

 Cornell University Law School - US Code –Title 26 > Subtitle A > Chapter 1 > Subchapter B > Part VI > 170

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