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UNM Premium Only Plan (POP) for Pre-Tax Benefit Plan Contribution

Pre-Tax Benefit Plan Contributions

When you enroll in medical, dental, and/or vision coverage, you can elect for your benefit plan contributions to be deducted from your gross salary before computing taxes, reducing the amount you pay in federal, state, and social security taxes. This method of pre-tax contributions generally increases your take-home pay over making benefit plan contributions on a post-tax basis.

The POP is offered to all regular UNM employees who:

If you elect this benefit, you may not use your medical, dental, and vision premiums as deductions when you file your federal and state income tax returns.

General Provisions of the POP