The University is tax-exempt under the doctrine of intergovernmental tax immunity.
Federal Tax Identification Numbers
The University's federal tax identification number is 04-3167352.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts' tax identification number is 04-6002284. The Commonwealth's number is used for payroll tax purposes and reporting.
State Tax Exemption
In general, the University is exempt from state sales tax on purchases (Form ST-2 Certificate of Exemption (pdf).
Vendors requiring proof of exemption may request a Form ST-5 Sales Tax Exempt Certificate.