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Payroll Services wants to keep you informed about news that impacts our campus. If you want to receive News and Information as it happens please sign up for our UC Merced Payroll List Serve. Click Here to sign up! The news items are listed below for your convenience.

 2017 W-2 and Form 1095-C / 1095-B1/30/2017

If you had elected for electronic W-2 and 1095-C, it is available now and you may log into At Your Service Online (AYSO) to retrieve your W-2.  If you had elected for paper W-2, it will be mailed post marked by January 31, 2017. Paper 1095-C will be mailed post marked by March 2, 2017.  It is not necessary to wait for the Form 1095-C to file your taxes. 

Click HERE ​​ for notice regarding availability of Form 1095

Click HERE ​​​ for FAQs regarding the Form 1095. ​

If you need assistance with access to At Your Service Online, please contact Central Payroll​.

 Important Information About the Earned Income Tax Credit and Your W-21/24/2017

We have received notification from UCOP regarding the passage of AB 1847, requiring employers to notify ​all employees that they may be eligible for Federal or California Earned Income tax Credit (EITC). The Federal EITC is a refundable Federal Income Tax Credit for low-income working individuals and families. 

To read more on Earned Income Tax Credit information from UCOP Newsletter​ or AB 1847 passage.​

 Increase in OASDI Limit in 2017 for OASDI 12/5/2016

Effective January 1, 2017, the OASDI Limit will increase from $118,500 in 2016 to $127,200 in 2017. There are no changes to the Medicare rates.

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The rate does not reflect the additional 0.9 percent in Medicare taxes certain high-income taxpayers are required to pay. See IRS information on this topic.​