FOR THE SUPPLIER:Welcome to the University of Maine System (UMS) Supplier Information website. The information provided here will be used to create a supplier record in the UMS E-Procurement and Accounts Payable System.
For more information on doing business with the University of Maine System please visit our website: http://www.maine.edu/about-the-system/system-office/strategic-procurement-2/
Please direct questions to the UMS Supplier Database Team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (207) 581-2674. Supporting documentation may also be faxed to (207) 581-2698.
For Non-Resident Alien Service Providers: A current W-8BEN form is required from individuals. Form W-8BEN-E is required from entities. Generally, withholding is required for services performed in the United States. If individual Non-Resident Alien Service Providers qualify for treaty benefits a current Form 8233, including a US Taxpayer Identifying Number, is required. Links to all IRS Forms are below. Please read the instructions carefully. NOTE: These forms must be submitted to the UMS Campus Department who is contracting/doing business with the supplier. The UMS Department must forward copies of Forms W-8BEN and Form 8233 to the UMS Office of Strategic Procurement, 5761 Keyo Building, Orono, ME 04469-5761 faxed to: (207) 581-2698 or emailed to: email@example.com (fax or email preferred). NOTE: Sending forms to any other address or location may delay this request.
FORMS W-8BEN / W-8BEN-E AND INSTRUCTIONShttp://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw8ben.pdf (for individuals)http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw8bene.pdf (for businesses)http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/iw8ben.pdfhttp://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/iw8bene.pdf
FORM 8233 AND INSTRUCTIONShttp://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f8233.pdfhttp://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i8233.pdf
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