When you receive your annual W-2 Wage and Tax Statement later this month, scammers will use the opportunity to try to get their hands on your personal information. The IRS estimates that identity thieves have stolen over $8 billion over the past few years, with a significant increase in phishing and malware incidents during tax season. UC offers some protection tips here.
Bi-weekly employees will be paid for the period ending Dec. 17 on Dec. 22. Paychecks will be mailed to the mailstop on record. Monthly employees will receive December pay on Jan. 3. Those working during the shutdown (Dec. 23 to Jan. 2) must get written approval and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org by Dec. 14.
Sign up through Employee Self Service to electronically access your 2016 form instead of waiting for the traditional paper process. After consent, an email will be sent when the W-2 is available. Multiple copies can be printed, and employees have access to the statement for multiple years. Deadline for consent is Jan.13. More>
Are you a new employee, a supervisor who approves time, or a LETS timekeeper? If so, you are invited to participate in training specialized for your role. Three new LETS training modules are now available for time entry, timekeeping, and approvers. Visit training.lbl.gov to take these online training modules.
Employees who made changes during Open Enrollment should verify that the changes made are shown. Also, double-check other benefit elections and deductions. If errors are found, send an e-mail to the Lab’s Benefits Office.
Bi-weekly employees will be paid for the period ending Dec. 19, on Dec. 23. Paychecks will be mailed to the employee’s mailstop on record. Monthly employees will receive December pay on Jan. 4. Those working during the shutdown (Dec. 24 to Jan. 1) must get written approval and e-mail it to email@example.com by Tuesday, Dec. 15.
Employees may now receive their 2015 Wage and Tax Statement (W-2 form) in PDF format online through the Employee Self Service website. Federal regulations require that consent be given to receive W-2’s this way. The deadline for consent is Jan. 15. This consent will carry forward each year and does not need to be repeated.
The UC Regents approved the lowering of the Lab’s rate from 14% to 11.5%. This will save the Department of Energy and the Lab more than $35 million over the next five years. The reduction does not affect or diminish employee retirement benefits in any way. The new amount will be reflected starting with October payroll notices. More>
The documents will available here starting Friday, March 27. Paper copies were mailed to home addresses in January. Later this year, staff will be asked to provide consent to receive their 2015 W2s online. Benefits include faster, 24/7-access to W2s, and the elimination of misdirected, lost, or delayed receipt of the document.
The 2014 W-2 (Wage & Tax Statement) will be mailed to your home address no later than Jan. 31, 2015. Go here to verify your address is correct. Address information must be updated by Jan. 16 to ensure proper delivery. For international address changes, contact your HR Center business partner.