10.07 Determination of Employee Work Status Issued: May 15, 1998
Updated: November 30, 2001
The purpose of these procedures is to ensure that the University properly handles contract versus employee labor, which is necessary to ensure proper handling of employee taxes, withholding and
2.1 Prior to processing purchase requisitions for contracting services with individuals, the
Purchasing Agent will complete the TAMUS Employee/Independent Contractor
Classification Checklist. Assistance with completing the form will be obtained from
the Director of Human Resources, as necessary.
2.2 If the individual meets the criteria for an employee, the Purchasing Agent will return
the Purchase Requisition to the requesting department with an explanation and advise
them to process a Form 500.
2.3 If the individual does not meet the criteria for an employee, the Purchasing Agent will
process the Purchase Order.
Contact: Purchasing Agent
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