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Bureau of State Payroll Services

Date: November 30, 1999

 Bulletin No. UCS-21

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 received a paycheck or direct deposit advice, dated December 8, 1999
Effective Date Checks dated December 22, 1999
Specifics Earnings codes have been assigned for the value of prepaid legal service benefits in 1999 for the following unions:


Value Earn Code
SEIU Local 300 $68.00 PL2
DC-37, Local 1070 $70.00 PL3
CWA Local 1180 $63.39 PL5

This is a taxable benefit that will be automatically applied for tax purposes only in the last paycheck of the 1999 calendar year. The benefit will be based on the employee’s bargaining unit on December 8, 1999.

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.