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Disposition of Final Pay for Deceased EmployeesFIN-PAY-IV-150

Scope

All Indiana University units and employees.

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Policy Statement

A Disbursement Voucher check which includes final and/or terminal pay for a deceased employee will be made payable to the claimant.

If an estate is opened, the final check will be made payable to the Estate or the individual named on the Estate’s “Letters of Administration.” If no estate is opened, the final check will be made payable to the claimant after the 45 day waiting period upon providing an “Affidavit of No Administration,” W-9 and a Pay Check Claim Form.

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Reason for Policy

To establish a procedure for the disposition of final and terminal pay for deceased employees.

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Procedures

University Counsel will be consulted as needed. (Indiana code does not require the opening of an estate in all cases.)

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History

This policy was established on October 1, 1990.

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