Effective Jan. 1, the state sales tax rate imposed under section 212.031, Florida Statutes, on the total rent charged for renting, leasing, letting or granting a license to use real property will decrease from 6.0 percent to 5.8 percent.
Per IRS regulations, only the first $5,250 of the tuition waiver provided by the Employee Education Program benefit is non-taxable. Any amount in excess of $5,250 is taxable income to the employee and must be taxed and included on the employee’s W-2 for the year.
Effective Aug. 11, the way employees are taxed for awards (earnings code AWD) was changed to the supplemental tax rate set by the IRS, currently 25 percent for federal withholding.
Does your department sell goods or advertising, provide services, and/or rent equipment or space to students, alumni or the public? These are some of the most common activities that can generate unrelated business income for UF. Conducting these activities may require annual reporting and potential taxation of the income generated.
What do cadavers, an equine treadmill and a telescope that now lives in the Canary Islands have in common? UF Procurement Services played a large part in acquiring all of the above items for the university—but its role and the benefits it provides to the community go beyond purchasing.
In response to your feedback regarding the cost of the convenience fee for the 8900, UF Procurement and Xerox have mutually agreed to amend the convenience fee on the model 8900 to match that of the 6605.
If you claimed “exempt” from withholding tax on your W-4 for 2016 and want to renew your exemption claim for calendar year 2017, you must update your W-4.
Beginning January 1, the standard mileage rate for moving purposes decreased two cents to 17 cents per mile.
As UF employees, we are all responsible for safeguarding the University’s valuable financial resources. Every member of the University community has the responsibility to report any actions or activities of concern.
UF Procurement Services has been awarded the prestigious 21st annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award (AEP) for 2016 from the National Procurement Institute (NPI). This is the third consecutive win for Procurement Services.
UFIRST Open Labs provide an opportunity to get one-on-one help and answers to your questions about the UF Integrated Research Support Tool. In order to best meet the needs of the campus community, UFIRST open labs will now be offered at a variety of locations and times. No registration is required. Review the schedule to find a session that’s convenient for you!
The 2016 Florida Legislature recently enacted House Bill 5003, which mandates that costs for lodging associated with a meeting, conference, or convention organized or sponsored in whole or in part by a state agency or the judicial branch may not exceed $150 per day.
The Tuition Exchange Scholarship Program (TEP) provides the opportunity for dependent children of the University of Florida’s full-time employees (excluding OPS employees) to attend a participating Tuition Exchange college or university at a significantly reduced tuition rate.
UF’s Division of Sponsored Programs and Contracts & Grants will once again offer a professional development series that provides research administrators throughout the university with “a lifeline” to the research community. Designed for research administrators with one year or less
Don’t miss this opportunity to ask the questions you’ve always wanted to ask about how purchase orders in myUF Market and invoices in myUF Payments work together. Presented by core office staff from both UF Procurement Services and Disbursement Services,
The UFIRST Awards system is now live. All active awards have been converted and are now available for viewing and management. All new awards as well as modifications to awards requested (including no-cost extensions, supplements, PI changes, incremental funding, etc.) must now be processed in UFIRST.
Beginning Aug. 1, the cost-per-print under the PrintSmart program will increase 5 percent, from .0137 to .0144 for black and white and from .0470 to .0494 for color. However, UF will continue to realize significant savings even with this increase, with costs remaining below benchmarked costs for similar programs.
A new streamlined system is making it easier than ever for campus units to secure catering services, and offers units a wider variety of caterers from which to choose. The University of Florida’s Approved Caterer Program went into effect on July 1 and impacts all caterers providing food services (including alcoholic beverages, when applicable) for events on campus.
Applications to establish or adjust material and supply fees as well as equipment use fees for the spring 2017 semester are now being accepted. All departmental requests should be submitted no later than Wednesday, Sept. 7, and dean’s approvals are due Wednesday, Sept. 21.
On July 5, the final phase of the UFIRST implementation will be complete when the awards module of the system is launched. Register now to attend one of the many scheduled sessions of RSH282, the UFIRST Awards training course, that begin June 2.