The sales tax exempt number assigned to NC State from the NC Department of Revenue is 400021.
The NCSU Controller’s Office Vendor Sales Tax Exemption Letter should be provided to the supplier.
However, most suppliers will also issue their internal tax-exempt number for cardholders to use once the tax-exempt form has been provided to them.
The University Controller’s Office, Sales and Use Tax website maintains a list of tax-exempt numbers for a selection of company suppliers (Food Lion, Staples, Dollar General, Lowe’s Hardware, Home Depot, Office Depot/Office Max, Wal-Mart, etc.), and other states’ exemption numbers for sales and use tax purchases.