Vendor Account Status System (VASS)

The AP Department implemented the VASS automated system to assist vendors and other AP customers with questions concerning payment activity. Information on the system is available 24 hours a day and can be accessed by calling 865-241-4151 or using the VASS system. The system provided instructions, options and the purchase order number is required to access payment information.

IRS Tax Forms

As a withholding agent for the United States Income Tax, UT-Battelle is required to withhold United States Income Tax from certain payments unless an exemption applies to the payment.  Additionally, Internal Revenue Service requires us to annually report such withholdings and exemptions.  Please complete the applicable form using the links below.  Payment may be withheld pending receipt of the form.

     Domestic Vendor

  • W-9 Form Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification

    E-mail completed W-9 Form to or fax to 865-241-9905

     Foreign Vendor
  • Form 8233   Exemption From Withholding on Compensation for Independent (and Certain Dependent) Personal Services of a Nonresident Alien Individual
  • Form W-8BEN   Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding
  • Form W-8EXP   Certificate of Foreign Government or Other Foreign Organization for United States Tax Withholding
  • Form W-8ECI   Certificate of Foreign Person's Claim That Income is Effectively Connected With the Conduct of a Trade or Business in the United States

    E-mail completed form to or fax to 865-241-9905


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