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Hewlett-Packard Alumni Association

Independent volunteer organization of former HP, HP Inc, and HPE employees -- and current employees in the process of leaving. Operated by former employees who volunteer their time; not endorsed or supported by the company. Helping each other with life after HP since 2000. 27,000 members.

Join the HP Alumni Association -- no charge, thanks to HPAA members. Private Benefits, Transition, and Finance online forums; technical help forum; other member services. If you were formerly a regular, direct employee of Hewlett-Packard, HP Inc, or Hewlett Packard Enterprise -- or have a defined retirement or termination date -- join.


Current hot topics 

ASAP Checklist What to do before losing access to HPI or HPE internal systems... and in the following few weeks. (Checklist updated: February 12, 2018.)

Micro Focus "Seattle SpinCo" US tax liability on 2017 return. US Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) shareholders received American Depositary Receipts in a UK company -- Micro Focus International -- in the September 2017 spinoff of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software (HPES), and may have realized gains reportable on their 2017 tax returns -- even if the MFGP stock has not been sold. Unlike the HPInc/HPE split and the DXC spinoff from HPE, this transaction may be taxable. Given the complex series of HP and HPE stock splits and spinoffs over the years, the cost basis for your HPE shares in your broker's records may not be accurate. Details and a spreadsheet to help calculate your potential tax liability. (Updated February 23, 2018.)

Stock and options issues for HP alumni. Shares in multiple companies spawned over the years. Employee stock purchase cost basis spreadsheet. Where is my stock? Predecessor company stock.  (Revised: February 9, 2018.)

LinkedIn Tips & Traps - Positions Revised February 17, 2018 -- how to get your LinkedIn profile to show the correct company for each position.

The HP Way "...a uniquely dedicated culture that became a fierce competitive weapon, delivering 40 consecutive years of profitable growth."

Information and links specifically for people from...   Agilent   Compaq   Digital   DXC   EDS   Keysight   Micro Focus   Tandem


Unofficial information about HP:   The HP Way   Business lessons from HP history   Books on HP


About the Hewlett-Packard Alumni Association     Questions or comments to: info@hpalumni.org      Website updated: February 24, 2018.


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