Add New Vendor Independent Contractor

The vendor classification Independent Contractor is used for individuals and sole proprietors not paid wages by NU within the last 12 months or current calendar year.

Required documentation (in an electronic form)

Navigation: NUPortal > Financial > Purchasing or Payment tab > Vendor Add/Maintenance > Vendor Request Center

Alternate Navigation: NUFinancials > Vendors > Vendor Information > Add/Update > Vendor Request Center

After performing a vendor search and clicking Add Vendor

Step 1 Select Classification/Vendor Type:

  1. Select Independent Contractor
  2. Click Next

Step 2 Enter vendor information, payment purpose and add attachments:

  1. First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name
  2. Tax ID Number found on W-9 or W-8
  3. Required Attachments - ICQ, W-9 or W-8, COI, Statement of Services (optional) (you can still save the request if attachments are not ready to upload)
    1. Click the Paperclip icon
    2. Click Browse, locate the file on your computer and click Open
    3. Click Upload
    4. To remove, click the Trash Can icon
    5. To view click the Paper icon
  4. Payment Purpose
    • Rents - a payment made periodically to a landlord in return for the use of land, a building, an apartment, an office, or other property
    • Royalties - compensation or portion of the proceeds paid to the owner of a patent or right for the use of it.
    • Prizes, Awards, etc. - awarded for achievement, merit, or contest winner
    • Non-Employee Compensation for services, honoraria
  5. Description of Purchase or Payment describe the services being paid for
  6. Click Next

Step 3 Enter complete address information:

  1. Address information as applicable
    • Order Address identifies where purchase orders should be sent
    • Same as Order vendor uses same address for order and remit
    • Remit Address identifies where payments should be sent
    • Foreign addresses; click the magnifying glass in the Country field and select a country from the list. The address fields will update appropriately for the country selected.
  2. Click Next

Step 4 Provide any other comments, verify user details, and save or save and submit your request:

  1. Optionally, enter Additional Comments for approval justification to Vendor File Management
  2. Optionally, enter or look up the CC Net ID of another NUFinancials user you would copied on this request
  3. Click Save (for later) or Save & Submit (to Vendor File Management for approval)