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Cost Principles Resource Guide
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Amazon Business Account for SMU
Forms (also see right)
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New York
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Account Reconciliation Policy
Address Change Form
Alien Determination of Residency Form
Approval Request for Spousal Travel
Biweekly Timecard Template
Business Meals & Entertainment Reimbursement Request
Cash Advance Procedures
Complimentary Season Ticket Reporting Form
Credit Card Deposit Entry Form
Credit Card Policies and Procedures
Deposit Preparation Procedures
Direct Deposit Form for Accounts Payable
Donation Approval
Entertainment Expense Form
ePAF Upload Template - Adjunct Faculty
ePAF Upload Template - Student Workers - All
ePAF Upload Template - Student Workers - Hourly Paid
ePAF Upload Template - Student Workers - TAs and RAs - Biweekly
ePAF Upload Template - Student Workers - TAs and RAs - Monthly
eTravel Report
Extended Distribution Form
Fly America Act Exception Form
Gift Card Documentation
Grants and Contracts Purchase Requisition (Excel)
Grants and Contracts Purchase Requisition (PDF)
Hotel Occupancy Tax Form
Independent Contractor Determination Form
JE Upload Template
Journal Entry (check this one)
Journal Entry - GCA Labor Reallocation
Membership Approval Form
Membership Approved List
Missing Receipt Form
Moving Expense Reimbursement Request
New Org Request
New Project Request
New Travel ID/Subclass Request
Offcycle Check Request
Office Depot Enrollment Form
Payment ACH for Outside Vendors
Payment Request (PDF)
Payment Request Instructions
Price Justification and Competition Requirements
Price Justification Form
Purchase Requisition (Excel)
Purchase Requisition (PDF)
Sales Tax Exemption Certificate
Sam's Club Membership Form
Search Q Drive Report
SMU Card Enrollment Form
SMU Student Certification for Business-Related Travel
Stop Payment Request
Texas Hotel Occupancy Tax Exemption Certificate
Texas Sales Tax Exemption Certificate
TIMEaccess Confidentiality Agreement
Transfer and Disposition Form
Vendor Registration Letter and Form
W-2 of 1042S Request Form
W-4 Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
W-8 Frequently Asked Questions
W-9 Form - Completed for SMU
W-9 Form - IRS blank template
Wire Transfer Form
Wire Transfer Instructions