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Inactivation of 'Installation Services | Over $5000' spend category

Thursday, January 25, 2024

As of January 24, 2024, Capital Financial Management & Reporting has discontinued the use of the ‘Installation Services | Over $5000’ spend category. As an alternative, please use the following guidance for spend category selection:

  1. Capital purchases: installation costs should
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New course - Setting up a Supplier: Foundational Overview

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Setting up a Supplier: Foundational Overview is a new online course offered by UBC Financial Operations to help new and existing staff and faculty understand the basics of setting up a supplier. 

Learn how to identify a supplier, determine the correct payment method for...

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Early payroll deadline to enter and approve time for December

Thursday, December 14, 2023

To accommodate the winter break, the deadline for time entry, submission and approval is December 20, 2023. 

The deadline for employees and timekeepers to enter and submit time (both absences and hours worked), and for managers to approve time submitted in Workday, is Wednesday...

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2023 tax information and what to expect for the 2024 calendar year

Friday, December 01, 2023

Below is important information regarding your 2023 tax slips (T4/T4A) and what to expect for the 2024 calendar year.
 

DISTRIBUTION OF YOUR 2023 TAX SLIPS

2023 T4 Tax Slips

Your 2023 tax slips will be available by February 22...

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Delay in ordering UBC Visa cards

Thursday, November 30, 2023

This year the cut-off date for UBC Visa card application is Wednesday, December 13, 2023.

UBC Visa Card delivery may be delayed during the busy winter break season.

To avoid cards being mis-delivered during the winter office closure, UBC Visa card applications approved...

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Reimbursing Expenses Training Course

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Reimbursing Expenses - "Carpe Per Diem" training on WPL guides users through submitting expense reports that are ready for approval.

Let’s be honest: few UBC Faculty and Staff members love the thought of submitting reimbursements for payment. It can be especially frustrating...

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Final Settlement runs for 2023

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

The final settlement (payment) runs for all 2023 Accounts Payable transactions will take place on Thursday, December 21 at noon.

The final settlement (payment) runs for all 2023 Accounts Payable transactions will take place on Thursday, December 21 at noon.

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Accepting credit card payments over the phone

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

This directive from the UBC PCI Compliance Working Committee applies only to those who accept credit card payments over the phone.

The acceptance of credit card payments over the phone is deemed to be a transmission of cardholder data. If a Voice over internet protocol (VoIP...

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What do we mean when we say “budget” at UBC?

Thursday, November 16, 2023

UBC’s annual budget process is underway, and our faculties and administrative teams are working on the unit-level financial plans that will feed into the university-wide budget proposal that is presented to the Board of Governors for approval.

At the same time, the VPFO is...

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