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The Payroll Office is located on the first floor of the Administrative Services Building.
NEW 2019 Payroll Cutoff Dates
2019 Payroll cutoff dates are posted under the Calendar's link.
Payroll sign-up is completed in the University Human Resources Office located in 3810 Beardshear.
2018 W-2s are available via Access Plus. Once you have logged in to Access Plus, click on the Employee tab, the W-2 link
in the left column, select Electronic, Submit, then click on the year to view. This is a two-sided, official document you can use for tax purposes.
2016 and 2017 W-2's are also available.
Sample Pay Stub with Credits
Here is a sample pay stub that shows how the ISU Plan Credits work with the insurance deductions. Sample Pay Stub
For 2019, the FICA tax rate for employees is 6.2% on the first $132,900 wages paid. The Medicare tax rate is 1.45% on the first
$200,000 and 2.35% above $200,000.
Group Life Insurance
This link has the explanation of the group life insurance that Iowa State University has on it's employees and the calculation formula for coverage.
Guide for FLSA and Timekeeping Responsibilites
The is a manual for FSLA and Timekeeping Responsibilites for the changes to the Merit system. Manual
W-4 Forms Online
The federal and Iowa W-4 withholding forms are now available in Access Plus under the Employee Tab, W-4 Withholding. You can complete these forms if you have a valid
ISU email account. You will have to do a paper W-4 for Iowa if you are claiming exempt or more than 22 allowances and send it to the Payroll Office.
The Iowa minimum wage is $7.25 per hour.
Employee information is located in AccessPlus under the Employee tab. Click on Payroll Info to view your paystubs, Vacation and Sick Leave leave information and year to date earnings. Direct deposit and permanent and campus addresses can be changed in AccessPlus.
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