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Submitted on 01/11/2021 - 2:31 pm

On July 31, 2019, the IRS issued its final rule allowing employers to voluntarily truncate Social Security numbers on copies of Form W-2 issued after December 31, 2020.

Posted under Payroll

Submitted on 01/07/2021 - 12:00 pm

The University of Arizona is committed to providing employees with important benefits such as health insurance, retirement plans, worker’s compensation, liability insurance, and more. These benefits enable us to maintain a competitive position in the workforce and among higher education institutions. Maintaining stable rates for these expenses is challenging, given increasing costs and employment changes.

Posted under Financial Management

Submitted on 12/15/2020 - 12:04 pm

Purchasing Card Transactions (PCDOs) auto-approval dates will be covered during the University Closure (December 24, 2020 through January 3, 2021). Please disperse this message to your respective Purchasing Card reconcilers and PCard cardholders.

Posted under PCard

Submitted on 12/14/2020 - 9:06 am

During the closure period, December 24, 2020 through January 3, 2021, there will be no mail delivery to main campus. Departments that wish to pick up mail on December 28, 2020 through December 31, 2020, need to notify Postal Services.

Posted under Delivery & Receiving

Submitted on 12/08/2020 - 8:52 am

In response to the continuation of remote work, Financial Services has created Best Practices for Remote Work Expenses. These guidelines are designed to assist with unique circumstances while employees temporarily work remotely. University policy ensures expenses are reasonable, business-related, prudent, and serve a public purpose.

Posted under Accounts Payable

Submitted on 11/18/2020 - 1:46 pm

With the 2020 calendar year-end fast approaching, Accounts Payable would like to remind business units of important deadlines to ensure a successful University Closure.

Posted under Accounts Payable

Submitted on 10/28/2020 - 4:00 pm

Financial Services would like to share tax savings news for University departments that qualify to make tax exempt purchases of machinery or equipment used in research and development (R&D) as that term is defined by the State. The statutes (A.R.S. § 42-5061(B)(14) and A.R.S. § 42-5159(B)(14)) read as follows:

Posted under Tax Services

Submitted on 10/13/2020 - 10:01 am

In partnership with University Information Technology Services (UITS), Financial Services continuously works toward releasing improvements to the UAccess Financials system. The next release is planned for October 25, 2020; release dates are subject to change. This release will include numerous incremental updates.

Posted under UAccess Financials