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Update on Petty Cash Wicket Services

Further to the Memorandum on Suspension of Petty Cash Wicket Services, issued May 7th, 2010, please be informed that alternate solutions continue to be evaluated.

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Published on : 21 Oct 2010

Harmonized Sales Tax

Effective July 1, 2010, Ontario and British Columbia join the Maritime Provinces in adopting a single value-added Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) which contains both a federal and provincial portion. Read the full announcement for more information on how this impacts issuing taxable invoices to external customers, payment of invoices from vendors, submitting personal reimbursements via expense report.

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Published on : 05 Jul 2010

Suspension of Petty Cash Wicket Services

The official launch in early June 2010 of the new Service Point Office, bringing together services currently offered in 6 different locations (in 4 different buildings) to McLennan Library, will result in Student Accounts vacating the James Administration Building. As a result, the services offered at the Petty Cash Wicket will be suspended until a new process can be arranged.

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Published on : 31 May 2010

Principal's message on the 2010-11 University budget

Dear Members of the McGill Community, The McGill University Budget for fiscal year 2010-2011 marks a series of transitions – a new accounting methodology, a new fiscal year end, and the closing of our first multi-year allocation plan linked to clearly articulated strategic academic priorities, which include sustaining strength in core fields across the board.

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Published on : 26 May 2010

McGill University Purchase Order Process

Dear McGill staff, Please be informed that Procurement Services has forwarded to all its active suppliers the following document on May 3, 2010. This communication is aligned with the University’s effort to align its processes and ensure efficient commercial transactions. Regards Erick Legros Director, Procurement Services

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Published on : 17 May 2010

Principal Munroe-Blum's Statement to the McGill Community on the Economic Downturn

Dear members of the McGill community, I am writing to you to describe McGill’s financial challenges in a time of unprecedented economic uncertainty and our approach for facing this challenge. I ask for your ongoing support as we remain committed to our great University and its powerful and worthy mission during an unpredictable time.

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Published on : 12 Feb 2009

Salary account codes

To all fund financial managers and FIS users: Please be advised that the Accounting Department, in collaboration with Human Resources and the Academic Management Office, is introducing an improved structure for salary accounts (this refers to the third FOAPAL element where "salary & wages" expenditures are represented with codes starting with "6").

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Published on : 18 May 2007

Brand new course added to the Financial Administration curriculum

The Accounting Department is proud to announce the launch of another new course offered through HR Organizational and Staff Development. To complement the existing Financial Administration curriculum, this new companion course has been designed to delve deeper into the topic of financial reporting.

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Published on : 09 Jan 2007

New 'Employees vs. Self-Employed & Independent Contractors' policy

Sent on behalf of Morty Yalovsky, Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance). Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to circulate the new "Employees vs. Self-Employed & Independent Contractors" policy and guidelines. This document highlights the issues related to determining the status of individuals providing personal services to the University as either employees or independent contractors.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2006

New 'Payment Request' policy

The Accounting Department is working towards having a comprehensive set of financial policies, guidelines and procedures. We recognize that a sound control environment requires a strong and clear policy framework to guide it. It is also our hope that your responsibilities as financial administrators will be simplified by having understandable reference material at your disposal.

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Published on : 29 Nov 2006

New 'Reimbursement of Expenses' policy

Sent on behalf of Morty Yalovsky, Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance). Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to circulate the revised "Reimbursement of Expenses" policy and guidelines, formerly known as "Travel & Other Personal Reimbursements." It is my hope that the improved format will provide a comprehensive and easy-to-read reference.

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Published on : 24 Nov 2006

Financial Administrators' Forum (FAF) - Dec. 7

The Accounting Department is pleased to announce that the next Financial Administrators' Forum (FAF) will be held on Thursday, December 7, 10 am to 12:00 pm, in the Leacock Building, room 132.

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Published on : 17 Nov 2006

Budget carry forward 2006

The University fiscal year 06 (2005/06) is officially closed. The carry forward balances are now posted to June of fiscal year 07 (2006/07). For more information, please read the Carry Forward bulletin on the Accounting Department site. For those of you who receive monthly Financial Statements via Minerva, the May reports are now available for "pick up."

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Published on : 21 Jul 2006

Internal sales account codes

Please be advised that the Accounting Department is in the process of closing two major internal revenue accounts: 700022 - internal cost recovery, and 700435 - internal sales. To replace these generic account codes, we have created a series of new internal sales account codes starting with "77".

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Published on : 10 Jul 2006

Deposit Form FGADCSR and the GST rate change

This communication is for those who process taxable sales using Banner Deposit Form FGADCSR. As stated in our May 30 bulletin, the GST rate is reduced from 7% to 6%, effective July 1, 2006. Banner has now been updated to reflect this new rate.

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Published on : 01 Jul 2006