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Payroll Bulletin

Items listed below were previously on the What's New section of Payroll's homepage.

February 2017

2016 W-2s

Your 2016 Form W-2 has been mailed to your current address on file. If you have not received your 2016 W-2 by February 13th, please contact the Payroll Office.

You can use this worksheet to better understand the calculations used for your 2016 Form W-2. Please refer to your final paystub in 2016 when using this worksheet.

You can access your 2016 Form W-2 in Loboweb.  This copy is for informational purposes only and cannot be filed with your tax return because your social security number is only partially displayed.

For all the International employees that had a 2016 tax treaty, the 1042S’s were mailed out on 3/3/17.

January 2017

  • Mailing Address
    • Your 2016 Form W-2 will be mailed to your current address on file at the end of January 2017. For all the International employees that had a 2016 tax treaty, the 1042S’s will be mailed no later than March 15, 2017.
  • Re-evaluate your W-4 Withholdings
    • Have your number of dependents changed? The IRS recommends you reevaluate this every year. To make changes to your 2017 W-4, please visit: my.unm.edu > Employee Life > Tax Forms > Federal Tax Exemptions or Allowances (W4).

December 2016

  • Due to Winter Break Holiday, Time Entry and Approvals for 2R26 biweekly AND 5R12 exception time are due EARLY.
    • 5R12 exception time (November Leave time taken) AND approvals must be submitted and approved by Thursday, December 15th, 2016, by 5:00 pm.
    • 2R26 biweekly time for the pay period (12/10-12/23/2016) must be submitted and approved by Monday, December 19th, 2016, by 5:00 pm. Failure to meet this deadline may result in an employee not being paid in a timely manner.Reminder: Time Entry hours for Winter Break should be entered as 010 Regular Base Pay.

    • Reminder: Time Entry hours for Winter Break should be entered as 010 Regular Base Pay.
    • Please DO NOT estimate overtime hours.

  • Tuition remission used for Fall 2016 Taxable Personal Enrichment and Health & Fitness classes will be included as a taxable benefit for eligible, participating staff/faculty on bi-weekly pay date of 12/2/16 and monthly pay date of 12/22/16 payrolls. Applicable taxes will be withheld.
  • Leave and Time Entry Best Practicesguide incorporates the new procedures for entering LWOP into PHATIME when signed timesheets with ZERO hours are submitted to the Timekeeper. In addition, the guide provides information regarding the new email notifications and PZRTNOT ePrint report enhancements.

  • Is your mailing address current? Please verify and/or update your mailing address to ensure that any year end checks will be mailed to the correct address.  2016 W-2s will be mailed at the end of January 2017.

November 2016

  • 2016 Minor sick leave sell back begins December 1, 2016 and ends December 9, 2016. Only eligible employees will receive an email with instructions on how to complete the process. Please refer to UNM Policy 3410 Section 12.1.1 for eligibility on the sick leave sell back process.
  • Did you hear about the FLSA changes? Please visit https://hr.unm.edu/flsa-update-overtime for more information. 

    FLSA impacted employees who chose the option to change to bi-weekly pay cycle should have started tracking time via their existing departmental process beginning Saturday, November 12, 2016.  Those changing in 2017 should begin tracking time-in and time-out beginning Saturday, November 26, 2016. 

    Please review payroll impact regarding direct deposit fixed amounts, automatic payments from your bank account(s), W-4, and Retirement Manager.

October 2016

  • Popejoy Tickets, Fall 2016 tuition remission and taxable tuition exceeding $5,250 will be included as a taxable benefit for eligible, participating staff/faculty on bi-weekly pay date of 10/21/16 and monthly pay date of 10/31/16 payrolls.  Applicable taxes will be withheld.

September 2016

  • New employment verification process for UNM employees
    • On 9/12/16, UNM began using a secure third party to administer employment and salary verifications for current and past employees. Click here for more information.
  • 2016 Football Tickets will be included as a taxable benefit for eligible, participating staff/faculty on bi-weekly pay date of 9/23/16 and monthly pay date of 9/30/16 payrolls.  Applicable taxes will be withheld.

  • Online Direct Deposit is available again for UNM employees and is even more secure!!
    Please enroll or update your Direct Deposit at http://my.unm.edu/home.  Select the ‘Staff’ tab and then select the Direct Deposit piggy bank tile.  Please click on the ‘MyPay’ tab at the top of our website for more information about direct deposit.

August 2016

  • One-time pay for regular Faculty and Staff
    • A one-time pay supplement of $550 will be given to regular faculty and staff employees who meet merit, time in position, and earning less than $100,000 per year. Bi-weekly employees will receive the payment on the 8/26/16 payroll, and monthly employees will receive the payment on the 8/31/16 payroll. Click here for more information.

February 2016

  • Your 2015 Form W-2 has been mailed to your current address on file. If you have not received your 2015 W-2, please contact us.
  • You can use this worksheet to better understand the calculations used for your 2015 Form W-2. Please refer to your final paystub in 2015 when using this worksheet.
  • You can access your 2015 Form W-2 in Loboweb.

January 2016

  • Your 2015 Form W-2 will be mailed to your current address on file no later than February 1, 2016. Your 2015 W-2 will be accessible in Loboweb on 2/1/16.
  • Your mailing address on file must be updated by 1/15/16. To update your address on file click here.

December 2015

  • Medical premiums will not be deducted from December paycheck(s) for bi-weekly pay dates 12/4/15, 12/18/15 and monthly pay date 12/22/15. The premium holiday applies to active employees enrolled in UNM's medical coverage as of December 1, 2015. Click here for details.
  • Tuition remission used for Fall 2015 Taxable Personal Enrichment and Health & Fitness classes will be included on bi-weekly pay date 12/18/15 and the monthly pay date 12/22/15.  Applicable taxes will be withheld.

November 2015

  • 2015 Season Men's and Women's Basketball Tickets will be included as a taxable benefit for eligible, participating staff/faculty on bi-weekly pay date of 11/20/15 and monthly pay date of 11/30/15 payrolls. Applicable taxes will be withheld.