Payroll Services

Payroll System Changes

Changes to the Payroll System for the September 2008 RG1 pay cycle:
1.

Mass Salary Increases:

New salaries for many Faculty, Administrative/Professional, Graduate Students on assistantships and Classified Non-Rrepresented employees have been updated. Department payroll staff is reminded to carefully review new salaries.
2.

Graduate Student Payroll Deductions for Tuition:

One eighth of the amount guaranteed for payroll deduction has been processed this paycycle for 555 graduate students who authorized payroll deductions for their residual tuition. Deductions continue through the 01/10/09 payday.
3.

New Rates Department of Retirement System:

New employer rates have been installed effective September 1 for TRS Plan 1,2 (Teachers):

TRS 1:

Employee reduction goes from  2.90% to 4.20%
Employer contribution goes from 5.82% to 8.46%

TRS 2:

Employer contribution goes from 5.82% to 8.46%

Please contact Alice Smethurst at (509) 335-1277 or alice@wsu.edu if there are any questions. 

 
 
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