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Tax Exempt Status

The Board of Trustees of Western Illinois University is a body corporate and politic created by Illinois statute. As such, it is exempt from Illinois Retailer's Occupational Tax (Sales Tax). Vendors requesting a sales tax exemption number should be referred to the Purchasing Office website. A copy of the current tax exempt letter is listed below. Please note that the Illinois Department of Revenue renews this letter once every five years.

Tax Exempt Letter (PDF) (ECOM Login Required)