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January 30, 2023
1095-C Forms Now Available Online
Electronic copies of the 2022 Form 1095-C are now available for all active employees in the MyUW portal for UW System institutions or for UW-Madison.
January 18, 2023 · Updated:
W-2 Forms Now Available Online
Electronic 2022 W-2 Forms (Wage and Tax Statements) are now available for all active employees in the MyUW portal,
December 8, 2022 · Updated:
2023 Benefit Deductions and Contributions
For most employees, benefit deductions and contributions will change in 2023.
December 1, 2022 · Updated:
Electronic Distribution of Tax Forms Available
Active UW employees can receive W-2 and 1095-C forms via electronic-only distribution. Electronic forms are available earlier than mailed paper forms and delivery is environmentally friendly and secure.
November 9, 2022
Reminder: Deadlines For Using Flexible Spending Accounts
To be reimbursed from your 2022 Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA), you must incur eligible expenses by December 31, 2022. Then, submit and substantiate your expenses by March 31, 2023.
November 1, 2022
University Staff: Use Paid Leave Before Year-End
University Staff should plan ahead and schedule paid leave now to avoid losing hours that are not eligible for carry over into 2023. Personal, Legal and Floating Legal Holidays granted for 2022 must be used by December 31, 2022, or they will be lost.
January 28, 2023 · Updated:
Employee Well-being Webinars
Take the time to manage your well-being! Take care of your physical, emotional, and financial well-being by increasing your knowledge about various aspects of your well-being through webinars.
January 24, 2023
WRS New Online, January 2023
WRS News Online is for active members of the Wisconsin Retirement System. The newsletter is a joint publication of the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) and the State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB).
January 9, 2023 · Updated:
Saving 1% More for Retirement Pays Off
Financial advisors often recommend saving 15 percent of your annual income for retirement. There are easy ways you can increase how much you save.
December 29, 2022 · Updated:
UIA Life Insurance Annual Premium Deduction
If you are eligible for the University Insurance Association (UIA) Life Insurance plan, the annual premium of $38.40 will be deducted from your biweekly paycheck dated January 26, 2023.
December 13, 2022 · Updated:
Reminder: 2023 Benefits Highlights
The article features highlights and reminders about benefit plan changes for 2023.
December 9, 2022 · Updated:
Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance Premium to Decrease January 1, 2023
The premium rates for Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance will decrease approximately 10% effective January 1, 2023. The change to the premium begins on the December 15, 2022 paycheck for coverage starting in January.
December 7, 2022 · Updated:
University Staff: Bank or Request Payout of Unused Vacation by December 31, 2022
Eligible University Staff have an annual opportunity to bank and/or request a cash payout of their unused vacation. All requests to bank or receive payout must be received by December 31, 2022.
December 7, 2022 · Updated:
Deadlines to Use Floating Legal Holidays
Saturday, December 24, 2022 (Christmas Eve) and Saturday, December 31, 2022 (New Year’s Eve) are floating legal holidays which eligible employees may use.
December 2, 2022 · Updated:
2023 Benefits ID Cards
If you enrolled or made changes to your benefits during the Annual Benefits Enrollment (ABE) period, you may receive new benefits ID cards. Review your ID cards for accuracy.
November 29, 2022
2023 Social Security and Medicare Tax
The Social Security Tax wage base will increase to $160,200 in 2023 from $147,000 in 2022.
November 14, 2022
Retirement Plan Contribution Limits to Increase in 2023
UW 403(b) SRP and WDC (457) Program Contribution Limits to Increase in 2023.
November 10, 2022
What is an Explanation of Benefits (EOB)?
An Explanation of Benefits (EOB) is a statement that shows claims information about the services provided during your health or dental visits.
September 12, 2022
University Insurance Association (UIA) Life Insurance Annual Premium to Change January 1, 2023
The annual premium for the University Insurance Association (UIA) Life Insurance plan will increase from $24.00 to $38.40 effective January 1, 2023.
February 23, 2022
Over-the-Counter COVID-19 Test Coverage Information
Effective January 15, 2022, UW System employees covered under the State Group Health Insurance Program can purchase over-the-counter COVID-19 diagnostic test kits at no cost.