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Payroll Office

Location

The Payroll Office is located on the first floor of the Administrative Services Building.

Office hours are: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm during the academic year;
                            7:30 am to 4:00 pm during the summer and breaks.




NEW      2019 Payroll Cutoff Dates

2019 Payroll cutoff dates are posted under the Calendar's link.

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

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.
Life Insurance

Guide for FLSA and Timekeeping Responsibilites

The is a manual for FSLA and Timekeeping Responsibilites for the changes to the Merit system. Manual

2017 W-2s

2017 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. 2015 and 2016 W-2's are also available.

Payroll Sign-up

Payroll sign-up is completed in the University Human Resources Office located in 3810 Beardshear.

FICA

For 2018, the FICA tax rate for employees is 6.2% on the first $128,400 wages paid. The Medicare tax rate is 1.45% on the first $200,000 and 2.35% above $200,000.

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.

Minimum Wage

The Iowa minimum wage is $7.25 per hour.

AccessPlus

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.





How to Contact Us - New address

Payroll Office
Iowa State University
1560 ASB
2221 Wanda Daley Drive
Ames, IA 50011-1004

Phone: 515-294-6556
Fax:       515-294-6470
Email:  payroll@iastate.edu

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W-4 Forms Online

The federal and Iowa W-4 forms can now be changed in Access Plus under the Employee tab, W-4 withholding.

More information on
W-4 Information
page.