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What Are the Legal Responsibilities?

SDSU Affiliated Organization

  • You may utilize SDSU’s Taxpayer Identification Number
  • You are covered under SDSU’s Income Tax Exemption
  • You do not have to file an annual tax return
  • You are covered by SDSU’s Sales Tax License
  • You submit your sales tax information to SDSU accounting and we file your Sales Tax Return (if applicable) 

Separate Legal Entity

  • You must obtain a Taxpayer Identification Number (refer to for assistance)
  • You must apply for Income Tax Exemption
  • You must file an annual return with the IRS
  • You will have to obtain a Sales Tax License (if applicable)
  • You will have to file your own Sales Tax Return (if applicable).