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Staff: Submit your Professional Development Fund claims by March 4

Friday, January 14, 2022

A reminder to staff and research associates to use available professional development (PD) funding and submit your claims in Workday by Friday, March 4, 2022....

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Reminder to set up your supplier early in Workday

Thursday, January 13, 2022

In Workday, a supplier request should be initiated when you are engaging a new supplier for a purchase order or invoice payment.

Supplier setup is a critical step in the issuance of purchase orders and payment of supplier invoices.

As we head towards the end of the...

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Claiming Your Personal Tax Credits

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Tax credits are deductions you may be able to claim when you complete and submit your income tax return. 

  • If you claimed amounts other than the basic Personal Tax Credit (e.g. tuition) on the TD1 and TD1BC forms during the tax year, please
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Here is why your net pay may be lower in January

Friday, January 07, 2022

Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Employment Insurance (EI) deductions have yearly maximum contribution amounts. Once these limits are reached during the calendar year, the deductions stop for the rest of the calendar year.

Contributions to CPP and EI will commence again in...

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UBC Launches Indigenous Finance Guidelines and Spend Category for Status Indian Individuals on Reserve

Monday, December 13, 2021

The Indigenous Research Support Initiative (IRSI) has worked with the support and advocacy of advisory groups, units and portfolios at UBC, as well as Indigenous Elders and partners, to develop new Indigenous Finance...

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UBC Second Quarter 2021/22 Financial Report is now available

Friday, December 10, 2021

The university's second quarter 2021/22 financial report is now available on the UBC Finance website. 

The Second Quarter Financial Report has been produced against the 2021/22 UBC Budget (approved by the Board of Governors in April 2021). While the university continues...

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Delay in ordering UBC Visa cards 

Thursday, December 09, 2021

Please note that the Credit Card team will hold off on ordering new UBC Visa cards starting from Wednesday, December 15, 2021, until Tuesday, January 4, 2022, due to office closure during the holiday season. 

Card applications can still be submitted, reviewed, and...

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Congratulations to our 2021 successful CFE writers

Thursday, December 09, 2021

Please join UBC Finance in congratulating Shari Jia, Brianna Bailey, and Nancy (Xi) Yang on passing their 2021 Common Final Exam (CFE), their last exam before becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).

The rigorous three-day exam,...

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Cheryl Berge begins new role as the new Director, Financial Reporting

Wednesday, December 08, 2021

We are pleased to welcome Cheryl Berge into her new role as Director, Financial Reporting, reporting directly to Matt Boydston, Assistant Comptroller.

Leading her team, Cheryl will support the Comptroller and Assistant Comptroller in implementing the strategic direction for...

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Final Settlement runs for 2021

Friday, December 03, 2021

The final settlement (payment) runs for all Accounts Payable transactions will be occurring in the third week of December.

In order to be included in the settlement run, the invoice/expense must be fully approved or matched to its purchase order, with the system calculating...

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