Based on legislation changes in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the University is making required changes to its moving expense reimbursements policy and procedure, effective July 1, 2018. The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act no longer allows employers to provide moving expense reimbursements tax free, and no longer allows employees to deduct moving expenses.
Category: Policies and Procedures
The Office of Ethics Education and Policy Management (OEEPM), is launching a new policy management system today, March 29 (details in the email below). As a follow up, we want to clarify that this transition also includes all documents within the Finance Policies and Procedures Manual website, financepolicy.unc.edu, including glossary items, forms, and related documents.
Policy 1252 was updated to further clarify that while services from a vendor may be purchased on the P-Card, they are not allowed from a Sole Proprietor (Or, “Doing Business As” vendor, as this person should be paid via Independent Contractor, as detailed in Policy 708, Independent Contractor. Procedure 1252.3 had language revised to emphasize that the person who reconciled P-Card should follow both P-Card usage guidelines as well as State budget rules.
February 12, 2018: Added the specific medical insurance account number 515540 to clarify appropriate account number to use when applying for graduate student students.
February 8, 2018: Changes to vendor bank accounts should now be reported to Disbursement Services through campus vendor. Changes to vendor direct deposit bank accounts need to be confirmed by the department requesting the update, with a known contact at the vendor. Direct Deposit authorization form was also added.
To: MOU Financial Leads, Business Managers From: Aimee Turner, Executive Director, Enterprise Financial Accounting and University Controller/Internal Controls Officer This communication is a reminder of Policy 1263 which covers University related business entertainment expenses. The University is committed to the … Continued
Biweekly Payroll Schedules were updated to reflect the correct biweekly TIM Deadline as Tuesday, December 12 instead of Monday, December 11 as previously indicated. Pop up payroll schedules were also corrected.
For both the payroll schedule website and PDF forms of payroll schedules, the school division deadline has been updated to Dec 7 and central office deadline is now Dec 11.
The form has been revised to more clearly explain the terms of the Independent Contractor’s window. Qualification now states: Independent Contractor approval status is effective for services provided between the contract dates specified above, not to exceed 12 months from the start date.
Policy 708 now includes a FAQ on photographers and videographers: they must be hired as independent contractors