The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has implemented a formal procedure for the recovery of funds in employee overpayment situations. Overpayments occur when employees receive compensation in error.
Category: Policies and Procedures
In July, the department was very busy with 19 policy updates.
This is a new Policy being introduced to the Department of Finance and UNC campus designed to standardize the escheat processes at the University. It effects all imprest checking account holders. Business Owner: Brett Kenney, Cash Manager Policy Summary Accounting … Continued
Procurement Services Operations presented some revisions to policies affecting P-Cards: 1252.2 – P-card charge rules will be relaxed to allow for gift card charges (which must have appropriate OSR approval for each project-specific P-Card) so that Amazon e-Cards, Walmart eGiftcards … Continued
The University requires all new campus vendors to complete appropriate business forms to conduct business with Carolina. However, it is imperative for security reasons that this information is not transferred to the University via non-UNC email accounts.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill permits departments who require an employee to carry a mobile device to perform job duties to provide that employee with a Mobile Device Stipend (formerly Mobile Communication Device Stipend).
This process is now electronic so authorization and cancellation forms are no longer necessary.
Policy on Statutory Provisions and Maximum Rates for Travel has been updated to reflect the 2019 OSBM mileage rate to 58 cents per mile from 54.5 cents per mile. Per diem and lodging rates did not change from 2018.
Starting immediately, the University requires all new campus vendors to complete appropriate business forms to conduct business with Carolina. This change also applies to vendor modification requests such as address updates.
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.