Guidelines for Card Use

The Purchasing Card is to be used to purchase low-dollar value items with total amount of any purchase not to exceed $5,000. Certain exceptions to use of the Purchasing Card apply:

Examples of items that may not be purchased with the card
Insurance Alcoholic beverages
Flowers/gifts Ammunition/weapons
Gasoline/fuel Printing
Leases/rentals Radioactive materials
Legal Services Tax reportable services
Motor vehicles Travel/meals/entertainment


NOTE: Attempting to buy from merchants that provide these goods/services will cause your transaction to be denied.

Other exclusions:

  • Cash advances (ATM or other)
  • Items, subscriptions and services for personal, non-business use.
  • Commodities and services available on mandatory State Procurement Operation Bulletins (unless otherwise noted on the bulletin)
  • Purchases from Work Centers