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Pink Shirt Day: February 27

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

UBC’s finance teams will be joining the VPFO portfolio in a celebration of respect, diversity, and inclusion for Pink Shirt Day on February 27 this year.

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Yale Loh appointed University Treasurer, Vice-President, Finance & Operations portfolio

Friday, February 15, 2019

Yale Loh has accepted the position as the University Treasurer in Vice-President, Finance & Operations portfolio effective March 4, 2019.

Yale joins UBC from Aritzia, where he served as Treasurer and was responsible for leading all treasury, retail accounting, and sales...

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T4/T4A statements are now available online

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

UBC issues tax slips online as PDFs that are identical to the printed form and are accepted by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) when filing your taxes.

Faculty, staff, and student employees can now download their 2018 T4 and/or T4A statements for their tax returns via the...

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Improving UBC's Vendor Information

Friday, February 08, 2019

UBC works with thousands of vendors in the day-to-day operations of the university, ranging from clothing companies that produce uniforms for our student athletes, to telecommunications outlets that support our phone systems, to suppliers of industrial gasses that are used in lab research....

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Growing With Our Success

Friday, February 08, 2019

Since 2016 UBC’s Financial Operations team has worked hard to bring about positive change for the university through the Procurement Modernization Project. As part of this work we have...

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Reminder to all T4A and T5 recipients

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

In January of 2018 we announced a change to our processes, that T4A and T5 statements will be issued on an annual basis. Please note that all T4As and T5s for the 2018 tax year will be issued and mailed by the end of February 2019. If...

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Update for Financial Staff at UBC – T2202A forms

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Educational institutions use the T2202A form to certify a student’s eligibility for tuition, education, and textbook amounts. For the 2019 tax year the Canada Revenue Agency is implementing changes to this form, which is produced by UBC  in respect of tuition fee payments received. There...

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Policy Consultation on Travel Expenses

Friday, January 18, 2019

Be Heard: Policy Consultation on Travel and Other Business Related Expenses

You're invited to comment on Proposed Policy #83 (Travel and Other Business-Related Expenses) and its related procedures. Proposed Policy #83 establishes an up-to-date, principled and flexible...

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Switch to an online T4, win an iPad!

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

UBC Faculty and Staff have the option to receive their T4 tax slip electronically, instead of receiving a printed copy. To encourage employees to make the sustainable switch, UBC Payroll is giving away an iPad to one lucky faculty or staff member who makes the transition between now and the end...

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Closure During the Holiday Season

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Financial Operations at UBC (including Payroll and Benefits) will observe the following closures during the holiday season:

  • Closing at 12:00 pm on Monday, December 24, 2018
  • Reopening at 8:30 am on Wednesday,
  • ...

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