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Revised Activity/Project Setup Request form

One of the attributes of each activity/project in our Peoplesoft system is called the Function/Sub-Function code – also known as Program/Program Class.  It is used to describe the predominant functional usage of expenditures made against the associated activity/project.  This code … Continue reading

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Invoice Approvals & Fiscal Year Cut-Off

As we approach the deadline for invoice processing, please be aware that invoices exceeding $50,000 require approval by the account executive or approved alternate as defined by GFA. Invoices that are approved after the deadline will be processed and accounted … Continue reading

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Signature Cards Are Going Paperless

Say goodbye to the paper process of Signature Cards! FBS would like to introduce you to Granting Financial Authority! GFA is a one-stop application to: Capture a reasonable facsimile of your signature digitally (Once!) Designate Account Alternates Verify Authority Granting … Continue reading

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Fraud Attempts Targeting University Suppliers

The Purchasing Department has recently become aware of an active email fraud scam that is targeting suppliers in the United States. We wanted to alert you to this scam that involves requests for quotations, establishment of credit or submission of a … Continue reading

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Nonresident Alien Employee or Student Appointments with Tax Services

Non- US employees and non-US scholarship and fellowship recipients need to meet with Tax Services to complete additional forms. This is to ensure these individuals understand their tax responsibilities and to ensure taxes are withheld in compliance with US laws and regulations. The following should … Continue reading

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Multi-Stage Bid and Request for Proposal (RFP) Training

Training by the Purchasing department on writing an exceptional solicitation that meets the new Procurement Code requirements for multi-stage bids and RFP’s will be presented on May 22, 2013. The session will be from 9:30 to 10:30 AM with 30 … Continue reading

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Crucial Purchasing Changes – Additional Session

An additional Crucial Purchasing Changes training session has been scheduled on Tuesday March 12, 2013 at the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (SFEBB). There is also a session on Friday March 8, 2013 at the Film and Media Arts Building … Continue reading

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Crucial Purchasing Changes

Changes in state law related to procurement will become effective on May 1, 2013. A new training will present these changes and how they will affect business for the University of Utah. There are still openings in some of the … Continue reading

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Gifts, Emoluments, Gratuities, Rewards, Loans, What Does it All Mean?

Many questions arise regarding the acceptance of gifts or the other descriptive words used in University Policy and State Statute. Now is a good time of year to review some of the basics. University Policy 1-006 Individual Financial Conflict of … Continue reading

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Key Personnel Effort and Fiscal Responsibility Reminder for Principal Investigators

EFFORT: Each department should ensure the appropriate level of effort of Key Personnel on projects. Key Personnel include all Principal Investigators and others specifically listed on the awarding document. Auditors of grants and contracts review Key Personnel to ensure the appropriate effort is charged … Continue reading

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