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Bureau of State Payroll Services

Date:  December 10, 2002

Bulletin No. UCS-59


Subject Prepaid Legal Service Benefit
Purpose To explain processing of Prepaid Legal Service Benefit for tax purposes.
Affected Employees Employees in bargaining units S8, SK and SD who will receive a paycheck or direct deposit advice dated December 18, 2002.
Effective Date Checks dated December 31, 2002.
Specifics Listed are the bargaining units, value of prepaid legal benefit, and the earn codes being applied for benefit year 2002.
Union BU Value Earn Code
SEIU Local 300 S8 $68.00 PL2
DC-37, Local 1070 SK $70.00 PL3
CWA Local 1180 SD $59.00 PL5

This is a taxable benefit that will be automatically applied for tax purposes only in the last paycheck of the 2002 calendar year. The benefit will be based on the employee's bargaining unit on December 18, 2002.

Agency Actions Notify affected employees.
Payroll Register and Employee's Check/Advice The applicable earn code and the amount will be displayed on the payroll register and the employee's check or direct deposit advice.
Questions Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Payroll Deductions mailbox.