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Payroll and Tax Information

Distribution of Payroll Checks - Direct Deposit

To set up or edit your direct deposit information, please refer to the following instructions:

 If employees do not set up their direct deposit information or enter invalid information, a paper check will be generated. Paper checks can be picked up on or after designated pay dates in the Bursar’s Office (Zaffirini Success Center or ZSC 137) during normal working hours. Employees will need a valid photo I.D to pick up their check.

Distribution of IRS Form W-2

Employees will receive their IRS Form W-2 by January 31st of the following calendar year. Employees can elect to receive their W-2 electronically and access their W-2 online by referring to the following instructions:

 If an employee does not elect to receive their W-2 electronically, a paper Form W-2 will be mailed to the employee's address on file on January 31st.

Distribution of Earnings Statements - Pay Stubs

Payroll earning statements, or pay stubs, are posted electronically to Single Sign On - HRConnect under the Payroll tab. Pay stubs are available two days prior to the pay date.


W-4 Tax Withholding Information  

To update your W-4 tax withholding information, please refer to the following instructions:

Federal income tax is withheld from your wages based on marital status and the number of allowances claimed on your Form W-4. You may also specify that an additional dollar amount be withheld. You can file a new Form W-4 at any time and for more detailed information on how to complete it, please refer to the IRS W-4 page.


For questions regarding direct deposit, W-2s, W-4s, or pay stubs, please contact the Payroll Office at ext. 2375 or 2377. 


Other Payroll Information

CY 2017 Tax Withholding Table

TAMUS Tax Manual

International Student Tax Information

Student FICA (Social Security and Medicare Tax) Exemption Information

Student FICA (Social Security and Medicare Tax) Exemption Requirements

Employee Deduction and Employer Contribution Rates (Does Not Include State Group Insurance Premiums/Benefits or Court-Ordered Deductions)


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