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Tax Compliance & Operational Contracts

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Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) (pdf)
Graduate and Teaching Assistants (pdf)
Tuition Remission (pdf)
Qualified Sponsorship Payments (pdf)
Scholarships and Fellowships (pdf)
Employee vs. Independent Contractor (pdf)
Independent Contractor Checklist (pdf)
De Minimis Fringe Benefits, Stipends, etc. (pdf)
Non-Resident Alien and Foreign Nationals Tax Issues
IRS Form W-9 "Request for Taxpayer ID Number"
IRS Form SS-4 "Request for Employer ID Number"
Taxation of Payments Made to Human Subjects

State Sales Tax

Exemption Certificates

Contact Us

William G. Define, JD
Director of Tax Compliance and Operational Contracts
Phone: (434) 243-5592
Fax: (434) 924-3493


Timothy R. Lingo
Operational Contract & Tax Administrator
Phone: (434) 924-4024
Fax: (434) 982-3096

Standard Service Terms and Conditions



Art Loan and Exhibition Agreement

Internal Revenue Service Tax Code   Art Loan Template Instructions (pdf)
Internal Revenue Service Publications   Art Loan and Exhibition Agreement (pdf)
IRS Tax-Exempt Determination Letter    
Virginia Department of Taxation    


To provide a current, centralized knowledge base of federal, state, and international tax law, excluding payroll taxes, and to develop appropriate policies and procedures for those aspects of the law which impact the University of Virginia. Tax Services strives to monitor and facilitate compliance with federal, state, and international tax laws that affect the University. Tax Services also endeavors to create and maintain a working relationship with the diverse University constituencies, educating and informing them as to tax aspects of their current transactions and assist in planning for future tax situations. In meeting these objectives, Tax Services strives to protect the integrity and tax exempt status of the University.


Due to increased enforcement from the IRS and other taxing agencies, it is imperative that the University handle any and all tax matters in a timely and responsive manner. Should you or anyone within your employ receive a notice, correspondence, form, or other mode of communication from the IRS or other taxing agency, contact Tax Services (listed above) as soon as possible.

Public Inspection

In accordance with IRS regulations, the University of Virginia makes its most recent Form 990-T (Exempt Organization Business Income Tax Return) available for public inspection. To obtain a copy of the University of Virginia's Form 990-T, please submit a request in writing to:

  • David J. Boling
  • Assistant Vice President for Finance and University Comptroller
  • University of Virginia
  • PO Box 400194
  • Charlottesville, VA 22904-4194


The tax office of the University of Virginia does NOT provide guidance or advice to individual tax payers.

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