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Financial Operations - Front Desk Operating Hours

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Please note that, due to the impact of COVID-19, UBC’s Financial Operations team has a reduced number of staff working on-site, and has and decreased front counter operating hours at our TEF3 location (6190 Agronomy Road).

Current hours of operation are 8:30 am to 11:...

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Changes to UBC’s Hourly Payroll Process

Monday, March 30, 2020

In order to ensure the timely processing of UBC’s hourly payroll, given the impact of COVID-19 measures, the university’s Payroll team has established a new process to eliminate the need for paper timesheets to collect, approve, and process hours for UBC employees.
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Ongoing Procurement at UBC - COVID-19 Update

Monday, March 30, 2020

In light of the impact of COVID-19, we want our vendors to know how we are keeping our business operations running, and taking measures to support critical operations.

The most up-to-date information about UBC’s overall response to COVID-19 is available at...

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The VPFO is Working With the the Rest of UBC in its Response to COVID-19

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

In this uncertain time the VPFO, including our Finance departments, continues to provide some of UBC’s crucial services while protecting those that operate them.

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Faculty and Staff Travel Guide Now Available

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to develop, responses by country, local authority, host organizations and event organizers change and evolve.

The UBC Travel Program has compiled a Faculty and Staff Travel Guide to support the university community with travel planning...

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2019/2020 Year End Schedule Now Available

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The university's fiscal year end of March 31, 2020, is fast approaching, and similar to prior years UBC's financial teams have collaborated on a schedule to support the university community in closing out the fiscal year for accounting purposes.

This year's cut-off for year...

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Pink Shirt Day in the VPFO: February 26

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

This year, Pink Shirt Day is February 26 and the VPFO will be celebrating diversity and inclusion in our portfolio with cake and coffee events for our entire team.

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T4/T4A statements are now available online

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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 2019 T4 and/or T4A statements for their tax returns via the...

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Reminder to all T4A and T5 Recipients

Friday, February 07, 2020

UBC issues T4A and T5 tax forms on an annual basis. Please note that all T4As and T5s for the 2019 tax year will be issued and mailed by the end of February 2020.

For answers to common questions about tax forms, please visit the...

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Information for UBC Travellers: Coronavirus in China

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

There have been reports of respiratory infections in Wuhan, China, which are attributed to a new coronavirus. Cases have also been reported in other cities in China and outside China in Japan, Taiwan, United States, South Korea and Thailand. According to the BC Centre for Disease Control (Jan....

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