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News & Announcements

  • 2020 W-2s
    1 week 2 days ago

    Online W-2s were made available January 15th for active employees previously electing to not have a paper W-2 mailed to them.   Paper W-2s for all other employees will be mailed to be received by February 1.  See Business Operations-Payroll   for information... read more

  • 2020 W-2 Box 14 Reporting of COVID Leave
    1 week 2 days ago

    The 2020 W-2 reports COVID Leave usage in Box 14.  This is in addition to including sick leave wages in the amount of wages paid in Boxes 1, 3 (up to the social security wage base), 5, and 15. 

    These amounts reported in Box 14 will provide self-employed individuals who are also UNI employees with the information necessary to... read more

  • Employee Social Security Tax Deferral
    4 months 1 week ago

    The IRS has issued guidance on the Presidential... read more

General Information

Payroll strives to timely and accurately pay each employee on payday.  Students and seasonal employees are paid biweekly, faculty and staff are paid monthly. Payroll processes wages based on budgeted salaries and hourly rates, Personnel Action Forms (PAFs), Student Employee Approval Forms (SEAFs), and approved timecards. Deductions from pay are mandated taxes, benefits deductions, miscellaneous deductions such as United Way, dues, UNI Foundation, Wellness, and involuntary garnishments.

Payroll accounts for vacation and sick leave balances.  This includes monitoring monthly leave accruals, usage from timecards, adjustments related to Catastrophic Leave Donations, and leave payouts upon resignation. Payroll monitors and pays out compensatory time and other types of leave usage.

Payroll reviews all income to international visitors and determines taxation in compliance with tax laws for international income.  When applicable, tax exemption treaty benefits are provided.