To request a payment to an individual, it is important to address two questions:
- What is the purpose of the payment?
- Is the individual currently employed by the University?
Click on the summarized flowchart below for additional guidance in selecting the appropriate payment method (guidance on paying students is also available):
Click the image below to enlarge:
Rationale and other considerations:
It’s important to keep in mind that the name given to the payment by the payer is not controlling. Misclassification of payments can lead to incorrect tax withholding and reporting.