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It’s tax time — be on the lookout for forms and a new W-4 for 2020

In addition to filing your W-2, the IRS requires reporting of health insurance coverage information for the 2019 federal income tax reporting year. While it is not necessary to include the actual forms with your tax return, information from IRS Form 1095-B and/or Form 1095-C must be included on individuals’ income tax returns. Please be […]

Are you maximizing your tax-deferring opportunities?

As the new year and tax season are upon us, now is a great time to do a financial check-up to ensure you are taking advantage of the tax-deferring opportunities available to you. “Anything you can do to tax-defer helps stretch your dollar,” said Shannon Edwards, UFHR Benefits director. “The first thing I tell people […]

Free UF 360 Degrees Mindfulness course resumes with resources available online

The UF Mindfulness team offers weekly free opportunities to reduce stress and connect with a community of mindfulness practitioners. Weekly workshops will resume beginning this Thursday, Jan. 9, in 408 Peabody Hall, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. All students, staff and faculty members also now have online access to the 360 Degrees Mindfulness Course Resources. To learn more about […]

Verify your benefits deductions for 2020

Whether or not you made changes during Open Enrollment, the New Year is a good time to review your paycheck to ensure your coverage selections are accurate. If you made any changes to the following plans during Open Enrollment, they will be reflected beginning with your Jan. 3 paycheck: Medical/Dependent Care Reimbursement and Health Savings […]

Voluntary retirement savings plan limits increase for 2020

UF’s voluntary retirement savings plans may help increase your retirement security with the added benefits of pre-tax investing. The plans allow you to “defer,” or delay, receiving a portion of your income until a later date, generally when you retire. The IRS recently announced that 2020 contribution limits for the 403(b) and 457 voluntary retirement […]

Review printed confirmation statements, upcoming paychecks for changes made during Open Enrollment

While the annual benefits Open Enrollment period concluded in November, now is the time to review your paperwork and online information to confirm any changes you made are accurately reflected and ensure you have the coverage you intended in 2020. In addition to an online benefits confirmation statement, the state of Florida’s benefits administrator, People […]

How do you make healthcare decisions?

Researchers in the UF Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering are seeking your participation in a survey investigating how people make health insurance enrollment decisions. By participating in this online survey, you may qualify for a follow-up in-lab study at the University of Florida that will pay $50 dollars. To participate you must be: A […]

Opportunities to learn more about the State of Florida’s new shared savings program

Did you know you can shop for healthcare services and earn rewards? The State of Florida offers a Shared Savings Program to reward you for making informed and cost-effective decisions about your healthcare.

Preparing for upcoming UF holidays and time off

UFHR wants to be sure you know about our upcoming fall and winter holidays so you can begin preparing for—and looking forward to—your time off.

Ready for the holidays? December leave cash-out period is Nov. 4-14

If you are a TEAMS employee, you may be eligible to cash out up to 16 hours of vacation leave during Nov. 4 to 14 if you have at least 40 hours of vacation leave remaining on balance after the end of that pay period.