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January 11, 2018

Reminder: Record Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday Time Off in Workday

Flag with Martin Luther King as headline

Don’t forget to record Martin Luther King Jr. Day as “Holiday Taken Time Off” in Workday. This applies to most UW employees who accrue time off and who would normally work on the day on which the holiday falls. However, Department of Intercollegiate Athletic coaches and academic personnel (faculty, residents and fellows and other academic…

January 5, 2018

Opt out of paper tax forms and contribute to a more sustainable University

huge paper stack

Save time and contribute to a more sustainable University by opting out of paper tax forms and receiving your documents digitally. Mailing tax forms requires more than 60,000 sheets of paper, along with about 49,000 envelopes (and nearly $24,000 worth of stamps). Receiving your tax forms digitally reduces paper use, and once you sign up…

January 2, 2018

W-2s will be mailed on January 25 – is your mailing address correct?

paper tax forms with a computer mouse

More than 21,000 UW employees don’t have a mailing address designated in Workday. Make sure you’re not one of them. Verify your mailing address is correct to ensure timely and accurate delivery of your tax documents. Or better yet, opt out of paper tax forms entirely and access your W-2 online instead, two weeks earlier…

December 18, 2017

Reminder: Record Christmas, New Year’s holiday time off in Workday

Happy Holidays message above laptop

Don’t forget to record both Christmas Day and New Year’s Day as “Holiday Taken Time Off” in Workday. This applies to most UW employees, including staff who accrue time off and who would normally work on the day on which the holiday falls. However, Department of Intercollegiate Athletic coaches and academic personnel (faculty, residents and…

December 7, 2017

No more 24-hour wait to access your online tax forms

paper tax forms with a computer mouse

Employees no longer need to wait 24 hours to access private tax information online. That security delay has been removed because you now access your tax forms when you sign in to Workday using two-factor authentication. This means you can access your W-2 online as soon as it becomes available – two weeks earlier than…

November 17, 2017

Reminder: Record Thanksgiving as Holiday Time Off in Workday

Thanksgiving background with chalkboard. Autumn pumpkin and fall

Most UW employees need to sign into Workday and record that they are taking the day off on an official UW holiday. This applies to staff and librarians who accrue time off and who would normally work on the day on which the holiday falls. However, Department of Intercollegiate Athletic coaches and academic personnel (faculty,…

November 8, 2017

Preparing for Tax Season in Workday

graphic of tax and computer and dollar coins

With the tax year ending next month, now is the time to start preparing. Ensure that your taxes are accurate and delivered on time with these two simple steps: verify your address is correct in Workday and opt out of paper tax forms. When you elect to receive your tax documents online, you’ll be able…

October 24, 2017

Attend a Benefits Fair to learn about Open Enrollment

icons for family, health, money, and teeth

Open Enrollment kicks off next week and runs from November 1-30. Stop by one of the three Benefits Fairs to learn about the changes you can make to your health insurance, dental plan, Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance Program: Health Sciences Lobby on Tuesday, October 31. Harborview Research & Training Building on Wednesday,…

October 19, 2017

Understand your payslip in Workday

Payslip on a computer

Get information on understanding your payslip by visiting the Integrated Service Center website, including details on your deductions, payslip FAQs, and where to find old payslips. The website also features a general FAQ section, regular news alerts, as well as tips on how to get help more quickly at the ISC.

October 18, 2017

Did you know? You can access your year-end tax forms earlier in Workday

U.S. 1040 income tax return form with laptop and glasses

With Workday, you can access your tax forms online two weeks before paper tax forms are mailed. In addition to providing a more secure – and quicker – way to receive your tax filing information, going digital and opting out of paper tax forms helps the UW reduce time and money costs. Opt out of…

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