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Scanning snapshot, paycheck reminder

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Western was the area leader in scanning during the week ending Feb. 16, while Dakotas finished first among the districts.

Scanning snapshot. The Postal Service’s national scanning rating was 97.75 percent during the week ending Feb. 16, up from one week earlier.

Dakotas (99.22 percent) topped the districts, while Western (98.2 percent) led the areas.

Scanning allows customers to track their packages and mail. It also helps USPS improve efficiency and network management.

To see the latest results, go to the Enterprise Analytics site and select “Analytics Tools,” followed by “DES 2 — Scan Performance.”

Paycheck reminder. USPS employees’ latest paychecks will reflect recent changes to the withholding of federal income taxes.

The organization is implementing new withholding guidelines from the IRS that dictate how much employers withhold from pay for federal taxes.

Beginning Feb. 3, the fourth pay period of the year, the biweekly personal exemption value for each federal tax allowance is now $159.60 per allowance. This change will be reflected in paychecks dated Feb. 23.

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