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BPPM Revision Memorandum


DATE:
 
July 20, 2011
 
FROM:
 
Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms
 
TO:
 
Manual Users
 
SUBJECT:
 
Business Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number Three Hundred Eighty-Two


This BPPM revision includes the following changes:

Refunds 30.55

This revision:

  • Removes the requirement for obtaining social security numbers or employer tax ID numbers from non-WSU individuals when processing refunds with State of Washington Invoice Vouchers.

    Note: Social security or tax ID numbers are still required for individuals who are being paid for goods or services.

  • Removes the procedures for manual bankcard processed refunds. The University now processes all bankcard transactions electronically.


Departmental Requisition 70.10

This minor amendment, effective July 1, 2011, removes the temporary restrictions regarding the acquisition of equipment costing more than $5000.


Personal Services Contracts 70.50

This minor amendment, effective July 1, 2011, removes the temporary restrictions regarding personal services contracts.


Retention of Electronic Communications 90.03

This revision explains records retention requirements and practices for records generated or received through electronic communications methods, e.g., instant messaging, blogs, social networking.

The title of the section is changed from Retention of Electronic Mail.





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