UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
The general scheme for payment of individuals at UWRF is described by this flow chart.
Payments of Less Than or equal to $5,000 Per Year
Individuals who are providing a unique service in support of grant activities and who are not UW System employees are considered independent contractors. Independent contractors can be paid in one of two ways:
Payments of Greater Than $5,000 Per Year
The following is the process for payment of independent contractors who are part of grant activities and allocated more than $5,000 per year in the award budget.
Businesses or entities which are providing a service in support of grant activities should submit an invoice to the university for payment. A Purchase Requisition must be completed and approved prior to invoicing of payments in excess of $5,000 per year. When completing this form please include an email address for the vendor so that UWRF purchasing can request a W9 form. Also, please have your department chair sign the form.
Should the vendor require a purchase order, the purchase requisition form can be used for this purpose.