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Payroll Services

The Payroll Services Department is comprised of two areas of specialization:  Kronos Time and Attendance and Payroll Processing. Payroll is responsible for the payment of all wages, tax withholdings and deductions that are on your pay stub.

Payroll Resources & Common Questions

Common Questions

Please call our general number 646.592.4320 or our payroll staff members directly.

Direct deposit enrollment forms and W-4's may be shared via the Secure OneDrive to payrollservices@yu.edu or any payroll staff member (Click for OneDrive Instructions). Please remember that it takes one pay period for your direct deposit to be applied. You will be issued a "paper check" while your new account information goes through a bank verification process.

You can speak with to the Director, Payroll Services or the Director of Tax Compliance for guidance.

You may access your pay stub information by logging into our InsideTrack portal. View instructions for checking your pay stub on InsideTrack.

Instructions for timekeeping are available in the Timekeeping Payroll Policy

The Social Security Administration (SSA) wage limit in 2021 is $142,800. As in prior years, there is no limit to the wages subject to the Medicare tax. All covered wages are still subject to the 1.45% tax. Wages paid in excess of $200,000 are subject to an extra 0.9% Medicare tax that will be withheld only from employees’ wages. Employers will not pay the extra tax.

The Social Security (“FICA”) tax rate, which is the combined social security tax rate of 6.2% and the Medicare tax rate of 1.45%, will be 7.65% for 2021 up to the social security wage base. The maximum social security tax employees and employers will each pay in 2021 is $8,853.60.

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