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Verify your benefits deductions for 2017

By on January 11, 2017

Whether or not you made changes during Open Enrollment, the New Year is a good time to review your paycheck to ensure your coverage selections are accurate.

Have you consented to retrieve your W-2 electronically?

By on January 11, 2017

You can consent now to retrieve your W-2 for 2016 electronically in myUFL when it becomes available this month.

Be sure to watch your mail for important tax reporting documents

By on January 11, 2017

In addition to filing your W-2, the IRS requires reporting of health insurance coverage information for the 2016 federal income tax reporting year. Information from IRS Form 1095-B and/or Form 1095-C must be included with individuals’ income tax return.

Florida Prepaid open enrollment runs through Feb. 28

By on January 11, 2017

Open enrollment for the Florida Prepaid College Plan is underway and runs through February 28, 2017. Both the Florida Prepaid Plan and the Florida Investment Plan (a 529 plan) offer affordable ways to save for your children’s future college expenses.

Faculty and staff to receive 1.5 percent salary increase effective Jan. 1

By on December 7, 2016

Earlier this year, President Fuchs announced a salary increase plan for University of Florida faculty and staff. Under this program, faculty, postdoctoral associates and staff who were hired on or before June 30, 2016, will receive a 1.5 percent across-the-board salary increase effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Enjoy UF discounts on apparel, books, collectibles and more this holiday season

By on December 7, 2016

In addition to the wide range of discounts available to employees through UF’s GatorPerks program, employees also can take advantage of special offers from the UF Bookstore, University Press and the Florida Museum of Natural History this month.

Tips for shopping safely this holiday season

By on December 7, 2016

It's possible to be vigilant about cyber-crime and still enjoy holiday shopping. Here are some tips, whether you are searching for that perfect gift at the mall or on your phone.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

By on November 2, 2016

Did you know if you work full-time for the University of Florida you may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program?

Social Security taxable wage base announced for 2017

By on November 2, 2016

In 2017, the Social Security wage base will increase to $127,200, up $8,700 from the 2016 wage base. The maximum Social Security tax employees and employers will each pay in 2017 is $7,886.40 ($127,200 x 6.2%).

Deadline for Higher Education Opportunity scholarship applications is Nov. 1

By on October 6, 2016

A new, improved online application process takes effect this fall.

Tuition Exchange Scholarship Program offers possibility of more affordable higher education

By on September 6, 2016

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.

Deadline for 2017-18 Higher Education Opportunity (HEO) scholarship applications is Nov. 1

By on September 6, 2016

A new online application process takes effect this fall.

Voluntary Savings Plans help you meet your retirement goals

By on August 2, 2016

Whether beginning your working career or preparing to retire, it’s never too early or too late to save for retirement. The University of Florida 403(b) and 457 Deferred Compensation voluntary plans provide great opportunities for reaching your retirement financial goals through tax-deferred and/or Roth accounts.

Thinking about retirement? FLARE illuminates the journey to financial security!

By on July 6, 2016

FLARE, Financial Literacy and Retirement Education, is a resource available to University of Florida employees to assist in financial and retirement planning needs. FLARE FLARE offers retirement resources to help UF employees find a balance between making ends meet today while planning for a comfortable future.

GatorPerks has a new look!

By on June 1, 2016

UF employees searching for great deals on products and services can check out the new and improved GatorPerks employee discount program. GatorPerks now features expanded categories and new vendors offering exclusive discounts for UF staff and faculty.