Purchasing Card

Note: Effective 5/1/17, gifts valued up to $100 are allowed for employees and nonemployees. Gift certificates/cards remain prohibited on the PCard.

Policy Statement

Harvard Purchasing Cards (PCards) are University-liability credit cards issued...

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Petty Cash

Policy Statement

This policy establishes the proper uses and administration of petty cash funds.  When other disbursement methods cannot be used, petty cash funds can provide cash to local units to cover minor expenses, such as reimbursement of staff members and visitors for small expenses such as taxi fares, postage, office supplies, generally not to exceed $50; petty cash may also be used for human subject payments of $100 or less. The University requires each petty cash fund to...

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Human Subject Payments

Human Subject Payments Policy

This policy establishes the tax reporting requirements and data-security protocols related to the payment of human subjects at Harvard. High-risk confidential information must only be collected when necessary and any confidential information collected must be protected in accordance with the University’s Enterprise Information Security Policy....

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