TSS - Types of Payments (AP): Definitions and Documentation

Types of Payments (AP): Definitions and Documentation

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First Published  :Fri Dec 12 14:27:31 GMT 2014
Last Modified  :Wed Feb 22 15:58:28 GMT 2017
Last Published  :Wed Feb 22 15:58:28 GMT 2017
Summary :  This article describes types of payments and documents required to complete a transaction.


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    Accounts Payable makes several types of payments other than standard invoices to vendors.  These include honorarium, stipends, consultants, professional services, fellowships, scholarships and student awards.  If you plan to hire an individual and are unsure if they should be paid via AP or Payroll, you must first ensure that they are not already on the Tufts payroll.  If an individual has an active job in PeopleSoft, any additional payments are made through a supplemental PAF.  Teaching a class as the primary faculty (giving grades) must go through payroll also.  All others potentially could be paid though AP with the completion of the e-REQ which includes the questionnaire.
    This two page table  will document what documentation is required for such payments, as well as provide clear definitions for the types of payments that we make.


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