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This Policy prohibits (i) all forms of Discrimination and Harassment based on Protected Status; (ii) Sexual Violence and Sexual Exploitation, (iii) Stalking and Interpersonal Violence, which need not be based on an individual’s Protected Status; (iv) Complicity for knowingly assisting in an act that violates this Policy; and (iv) Retaliation against an individual because of their good faith participation in the reporting, investigation, or adjudication of violations of this Policy.
This Procedure is intended to help facilitate a quicker process for campus departments to engage with Community Collaborators as part of community outreach and to gather community feedback. Community Collaborators are a special category of Independent Contractors.
This procedure provides guidance on how to process payments to non-enrolled students via the Accounts Payable Campus Voucher system, which can not be processed in the GradStar system, as the majority of student financial aid payments are processed.
This policy addresses situations where financial aid payments are processed outside of the normal process of entering financial aid reimbursement into the GradStar system. When emergency situations arise, or if a student is tasked with conducting University business, or if the student is acting on behalf of a student organization, departments may utilize the campus voucher system in Accounts Payable for reimbursement purposes.
The purpose of this policy is to provide information and instruction regarding tax compliance for payments to foreign national independent contractors performing services in the United States.
When a non-resident alien is compensated for services performed in the United States other than wages, then they are classified as an Independent Contractor.
To facilitate a quicker process for a special category of Independent Contractors, an abbreviated checklist is available for speaking engagements.
The purpose of this document is to describe the procedure on paying an Independent Contractor.
The purpose of this document is to describe the procedure on Independent Contractor Predetermination Process.
The determination of the correct classification of worker as employee or independent contractor is significant to the University.
Payments for personal services may be processed in one of three ways.
The University is required by North Carolina law to withhold state income tax at the rate of 4 percent on non-wage compensation paid to nonresident individuals and businesses for personal services rendered within North Carolina (NC) unless certain criteria are met.
The University's tax exemption status must be communicated to vendors prior to doing business.
This policy is to ensure the University's compliance with State of North Carolina law related to sales and use tax.
The Campus Voucher must clearly indicate that the check requires special handling and includes the name and address of the individual to whom it should be returned.
As the University generates a large volume of checks, proper review of information is necessary to safeguard against potential check fraud. This policy is established to allow for review of information. Suspicious checks will be scrutinized and decisions rendering a "pay" or "no-pay".
The University is required by the State of North Carolina to maintain due diligence in the safeguarding of the University's assets. Making payments prior to receipt of goods and services violates good internal control and places the University's assets at risk.
The Office of State Controller's cash management policy requires that each agency of the state operate within a fiscally responsible cash management policy. Discount terms offered by suppliers for prompt payment are considered when awarding purchase orders because such terms can result in substantial savings for the University.
Encumbrances provide an effective method of tracking commitments across a wide range of departmental end-users - an important control feature given that some procurements require a long lead time for the vendor to supply the merchandise or perform the service.
When establishing a vendor in ConnectCarolina, users must include supporting documentation depending on the type of vendor. The university requires payees to receive payments electronically, so all vendors must fill out Finance Form 1218.1.2f when being added to the system for business transactions.
The University of Chapel Hill Conducts business with many domestic and foreign vendors, as well as Independent Contractors. Each has its own process of enrollment and policy, which must be adhered to when establishing vendor relationships with the University and enrolling the vendor into our financial system.
The University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our community. The University values safety, diversity, education, and equity and is firmly committed to maintaining a campus environment free from Sexual Harassment. This Policy is grounded in Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 (“Title IX”) and its implementing regulations.
This policy is to ensure that all purchases of goods or services made by faculty and staff at the University are in compliance with state statute (§ 143-48) as enacted by the legislature and implemented by the State Department of Purchase and Contract.
This document is intended to ensure sufficient space for mice with litters that will allow pups to develop to weaning without detrimental effects, and to house adult mice in space that is sufficient for their needs. This Standard is a blend of the requirements in the 8th edition of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals and the long-standing, performance-based UNC policy.
On Sept. 20, 2019, the University of North Carolina Board of Governors approved a Paid Parental Leave program for eligible university employees. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will offer a Paid Parental Leave (PPL) benefit, effective as of Jan. 13, 2020, that provides eligible employees dedicated leave time to care for and bond with a newborn or a newly-placed child, under the age of 18, by adoption, foster care placement, or other legal placement.