This document compares the features/functionalities of the DoIT Number and Pro Card forms of payment.
DoIT Number:A DoIT Number (commonly referred to as a D number) assigns your departmental funding string to an alphanumeric number that you can use to make easy, sortable, itemized purchases.
Procurement Card:A Visa card (commonly referred to as a Pro Card or a P Card) issued by US Bank, assigned to a specific UW employee and tied to University funding. UW-Madison departments must use DoIT numbers for departmental purchases. Non-UW-Madison departments including UW-Extension can continue to use P-Cards.
|Feature||Procurement Card||DoIT Number|
|Make tax free departmental purchases||X||X|
|Change or split funding sources using the Pre-Posting Allocation tool (PAT)||X||X|
|Link and track source funds (grants, projects, etc.) to expenses in WISDM||X||X|
|Save time by eliminating the need to create new work orders each year||X|
|Open as many accounts as you need, use them indefinitely||X|
|Save the university 3% credit card processing fees||X|
|Billing issues fully supported by DoIT Billing||X|
|Look up your payment information online||X|
|Fast checkouts and returns||X|
|Leave the card behind||X|
|Easy to request and obtain account||X|
|Easy to add new authorized users||X|
|Easy to remember account number||X|