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FLARE offers retirement resources, such as retirement and education planning courses, to help UF employees find the balance between making ends meet today and a comfortable future. FLARE courses can help employees make educated decisions regarding personal finance and retirement.
The University of Florida will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25, and Tuesday, Jan. 1, as well as the holiday closing period of Dec. 26 through 31 and will reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 2. As you make preparations for time off during the holidays, be sure to enter your time and leave early.
On Dec. 7, Gov. Scott announced that state offices would be closed on Dec. 24 and 31. Unlike other state offices, the University of Florida provides four personal leave days during the holiday break, which already include Dec. 31. Because of the additional personal leave days that are provided, the university will remain open on Dec. 24.
Open Enrollment follow-up: Printed confirmation statements, reviewing upcoming paychecks, FSA contribution limits and more
Learn more about several post-Open Enrollment updates.
Electing to receive your 1095-C and W-2 forms electronically, 2019 Social Security wage base increase
The end of the year means that tax season is just around the corner. UF faculty and staff have the option of receiving their tax forms electronically or by mail. We also want to be sure you’re aware of a Social Security wage base increase for 2019.
Reflections on Retirement: A mindset of preparing at every age, plus contribution limits increase for 2019
For the last part in UF at Work’s series “Reflections on Retirement,” we’re offering some words of wisdom from our UFHR colleagues and a retirement vendor.