VPFO News

January 24, 2023
T4/T4A tax slips for faculty and staff expected by February 28
This year we expect Payroll-related T4 and T4A forms for the 2022 tax year to be published and available in Workday by February 28, 2023. A further announcement will be shared when the tax slips are available. Please ensure that your home address is up-to-date in Workday and that your “home address” in Workday is not your UBC work address.

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January 23, 2023
2023 Soft plastic and styrofoam pick-up schedule is available
Did you know that plastic bags (a type of soft plastic) and styrofoam are not currently recyclable at UBC’s sort-it stations? There are several collection points across campus for pickup. If you are generating a significant amount of soft plastic or styrofoam waste, you can participate in our pick-up program.

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January 20, 2023
Deadline for expense/invoice approval is March 30
The deadline for expensive/invoice approval is Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 2:30 pm. This means supplier invoices and expense reports, including credit card reconciliations, must have completed all the requisite steps/approvals in Workday and be fully approved by then to be included in the March 2023 ledgers.

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January 11, 2023
Claiming your basic personal tax elections
A guide from UBC Payroll Operations to claiming your basic personal tax elections this year. Tax credit elections affect the amount of tax that you have deducted each pay period. Failure to update the tax credits may result in an amount owing when you file your T1 income tax return.

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January 9, 2023 Janitor cleaning campus
Nationwide menstrual hygiene supplies shortage
Due to supply chain issues, we are currently experiencing delays in refilling our menstrual hygiene dispensers in washrooms across the UBC Vancouver campus. UBC Facilities is working with our suppliers and distribution centres, however, we do not have a confirmed date when supplies will be available.

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