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What kinds of things can’t I charge to a p-card?

Things you can and can’t buy on a procard

Generally, you may use a p-card to purchase items except for any of the items below:

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Repeated purchases of any of the items above on a p-card may get your card privileges revoked!

You can find a general list of general ledgers that the above items correspond to here.


Please use Buy2Pay or an RFP to pay for these items above.


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What about tax?

As MIT is a tax-exempt institution, tax should not be charged on transactions in 30 states; if it is, a refund should be sought. See Guide to tax exemption at MIT for additional information on requesting tax exemption before and after a purchase is made.

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