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Posted March 24, 2017

Spring into Well-Being at the HR & Payroll Benefits Fair

As part of Spring into Well-Being, HR & Payroll invites you to join us in Merten 1201 on Wednesday, April 12 from 10am-2pm to chat with some of Mason’s financial and health vendors.  There will also be 30 minute “mini” financial well-being presentations on the half hour from 10:30-1:00 in Merten 1202.  No need to register, stop by anytime.  For details on who will be at the fair, please see the Benefits Fair flyer.

Posted January 26, 2017

Mason Kids Club

Mason Kids Club will be available for elementary school age children in Merten Hall on multiple dates throughout the year. Similar to our Spring Break camp and Bridge camp programs, the Club will be filled with fun activities for your child to enjoy! The Club is open from 8:00am to 5:00pm and runs through April 17, 2017 (and includes Fairfax County Spring Break). Kids bring their own lunch. For more information on additional dates and fees, please visit the Kids Club flyer or contact Tina Morris at or 703-993-5807. To register, please visit

Posted January 17, 2017

W-2s are Available Online: Download Yours Now!

Your 2016 W-2s are available on line. Retrieving your electronic copy is easy and immediate. Simply log in to, select "Employee Services," then "Tax Forms," and "W2 Year End Earnings Statement." By electing to access your W-2 form electronically, a Mason generated paper W-2 will not be mailed to you. Going electronic puts time on your side; download yours today.

Please contact the W-2 Hotline at 703-993-2311 or should you have questions.

For those who do not download an electronic copy, paper W-2 forms will be mailed no later than January 31, 2017. Please remember: You must ensure that your Permanent Mailing Address is accurate in Patriot Web Self Service.

Posted November 1, 2016

IRS Limits for 2017

The IRS announced cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) affecting the dollar limits for pension plans and other retirement-related items for the 2017 tax year. There is no change from 2016. Participants under age 50 can contribute up to $18,000 in the Supplemental Retirement Plan (403(b)) program and the Virginia Deferred Compensation Plan (DCP) (457). Participants age 50 and over can contribute $24,000 in each plan. If you wish to change your 403(b) contribution, please complete a 403(b) salary reduction agreement and return to Benefits at MS 3C3. If you wish to change your 457 contribution, please call ICMA-RC at 1-VRS-DC-PLAN1 (1-877-327-5261), or log into your account at




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