Long-Term Lease Equipment Procedures
Determines need for equipment with desire to purchase over time.
Complete & sign the Master Lease Application and return to Purchasing.
If equipment cost is $40,000 or more, attach equipment specifications for bidding purposes.
Review master lease application for Program/Project Grant verification, approve, and return to Purchasing.
Issues bid or confirms purchase to be on an established contract; share results with department.
Confirms that equipment is on biennial budget if $200,000 or more.
Fax master lease application and equipment list and prices from low bidder or contract vendor to Lease vendor.
- Lease Vendor
Confirms agreement with Purchasing and allows University to add this equipment list to the master lease. Quotes interest rate, terms and payment schedule. Annual payments are required to be made on all leases.
Notify department of interest rate and terms and if acceptable, Purchasing will send a letter to the selected vendor authorizing them to ship the equipment, and invoice the Lease vendor.
Notifies Purchasing by emailing the Purchasing Service Account that equipment has been received as ordered and is in good condition.
- Risk Management
Fax Certificate of Insurance to Purchasing at 852-7160.
Send Certificate of Insurance to Lease vendor.
- Lease Vendor
Funds purchase and sends the following documentation to Purchasing:
Equipment payment schedule
IRS 8038G form
UCC Financing Statement
Certificate of Acceptance
Review and confirm interest rate and payback schedule; signs IRS 8038G form and forwards to Purchasing.
Book asset (199997) and lease payable (2232XX) to invested in plant.
Coordinates with Accounts Payable to create a recurring payment process within PeopleSoft to pay the principal and interest as detailed on the lease payment schedule. Payment funding source, as outlined on the lease application, will automatically be charged. Note also that the insurance premiums to cover the financed equipment will be billed directly to the department's program or project/grant.
Sends 8038G to Lease vendor for filing with IRS.
Creates a mechanical entry corresponding to the "Interest on Capital Asset Debt-Leases" (590110) account that will (charge) reduce the principal balance outstanding (2232XX) and credits (456510) "Interest on Capital Asset Debt Lease-Revenue.