Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

BPPM Revision Memorandum

 

DATE: January 3, 2017
FROM: Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms
TO: Manual Users
SUBJECT: Business Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number Four Hundred Eighty-Four

 

This BPPM revision includes the following changes:

Accounts Receivable 30.56

This minor amendment:

  • Clarifies the guidelines regarding the review and approval of write-offs of amounts of undergraduate resident tuition.
  • Updates system and officer names to reflect current practices.

Withholding Federal Income Tax (W-4 Form) 55.10

To reflect current practices, this minor amendment removes information regarding Payroll Services updating employee addresses based on W-4 Forms.

Relocation Expense Overview 70.60

This revision decreases the nontaxable mileage expense rate for relocation expenses (effective January 1, 2017) from $.19 to $.17 per mile in accordance with Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations.

Recycling and Waste Minimization 80.80

This revision:

  • Expands the policy to include waste minimization, along with reuse and recycling of waste materials.
  • Updates and expands the procedures for recycling waste materials at WSU Pullman.
  • Updates the contact information and webpage links for departments that provide recycling services at various WSU campuses.
  • Changes the section title from “Recycling.”

Travel Rates 95.19

This revision decreases the motor vehicle mileage rate (effective January 1, 2017) from $.54 to $.535 per mile in accordance with updated Office of Financial Management (OFM) regulations.