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New paid family leave program introduced as efforts to transition to paid time off are paused


Published: April 8, 2021 5:56 pm

UF’s new paid family leave benefit was introduced to eligible TEAMS and faculty employees on Jan. 8. The new benefit provides up to 8 weeks of paid leave every 24 months for parental or medical reasons. This leave is designed to provide peace of mind throughout an employee’s lifespan, helping to meet their needs during […]

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Keep current to stay current


Published: March 23, 2021 3:45 pm

Do you remember the last time you updated your contact information? Keep in mind the university periodically mails information such as tax documents, communications from benefits providers and more. To ensure you receive UF correspondence, be sure to double-check and update your contact information as needed via ONE.UF. To process your updates, login to your […]

Florida Prepaid helps you plan for your child’s future


Published: March 2, 2021 1:46 pm

The Florida Prepaid and Florida Investment 529 Plans offer affordable ways to save for your child’s future college expenses. Now through April 30, plan participants can enroll in convenient payroll deductions. Visit the Florida Prepaid website or call (800) 552-4723 to find out more.

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Double deductions for nine- and ten-month employees begin Feb. 12


Published: February 23, 2021 9:23 am

Nine- and ten-month employees will have double deductions taken from their paychecks for benefits Feb. 12 through May 7. These deductions ensure coverage for state health, life and supplemental insurance continues during the summer. Standard payroll deductions will resume in September. Graduate assistants with an active nine-month appointment enrolled in a GatorGradCare spring plan will […]

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Open enrollment for adoption benefits available through March 31


Published: February 18, 2021 1:08 pm

State employees and other eligible applicants who adopt a child from Florida’s child welfare system may be eligible for a one-time lump sum of $10,000 for a special needs child or $5,000 for a non-special needs child. Open enrollment for the program runs through March 31. Part-time employees participating in the program will have the […]

Has your department received a “Letter 226j”?


Published: February 2, 2021 3:59 pm

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) continues to enforce the Employer Shared Responsibility Payment requirement (“Employer Mandate”) in the Affordable Care Act and is mailing notices to employers who may owe a penalty for calendar year 2020. The State of Florida and UF have 30 days from the date of the letter to respond. The notice […]

It’s tax time — be on the lookout for your W-2 and 1095 forms


Published: February 1, 2021 2:21 pm

By now you should be able to access your W-2 form or you should soon be receiving it in the mail if you did not opt to access it electronically. In addition to filing your W-2, the IRS requires reporting of health insurance coverage information for the 2020 federal income tax reporting year. While it […]

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Have you looked at a paycheck statement for 2021?


Published: January 28, 2021 10:14 am

While it’s always a good idea to look over your paycheck statement from time to time, it’s especially important at the beginning of the calendar year. By doing so, you can verify your benefits deductions and leave accruals are accurate and up-to-date. Benefits deductions If you made any changes during Open Enrollment, the payroll deductions […]

Double-check your benefits elections for 2021


Published: December 8, 2020 4:35 pm

While it’s always a good practice to double-check your benefits deductions from time to time throughout the year, it’s especially important to ensure any changes you made during the annual open enrollment period are reflected on your December and January payroll statements. Deductions for the 2021 calendar year began with the Dec. 4 paycheck. Premiums […]

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UF-sponsored investment plans will transition to Fidelity as sole recordkeeper beginning in 2021


Published: December 4, 2020 8:22 am

Earlier this fall, UFHR announced that all University of Florida-sponsored defined-benefit contribution plans would be moving to a single recordkeeper, Fidelity Investments®, beginning in January of 2021. The decision to make this change was based on the recommendations of a UF advisory group composed of university financial leaders and faculty experts from the Warrington College […]


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