Payroll News

Cornell will not be implementing the employee FICA tax deferral

Sep 11, 2020

The University will not be implementing the employee FICA tax deferral available under the Presidential memorandum.

COVID-19 Response: DFA’s coverage expectations

Mar 18, 2020

As President Pollack has issued the statement asking units to complete and implement emergency response plans by March 20, we in the Division of Financial Affairs (DFA) have completed our plans and have implemented remote work for as many of our staff members as possible as of Tuesday, March 17.

2019 W-2s are available now in Workday

Jan 30, 2020

All students and employees may access their 2019 W-2s in Workday.

IRS Withholding Calculator helps find the right amount of tax to withhold

Jul 01, 2019

The Withholding Calculator helps you identify your tax withholding to make sure you have the right amount of tax withheld from your paycheck at work.

Protect your personal data, receive your W-2 electronically

Dec 07, 2018

Electronic access to your W-2 eliminates the risk of a stolen or lost W-2, reduces the risk of identity theft, saves postage, reduces environmental impact, and allows you early and instant access. Opt in by January 12, 2018.

Introducing DFA Essentials online learning for finance training

Aug 28, 2018

These scaled-down versions of the in-classroom trainings can provide an overview of essential information on a particular subject area before they go to a class or serve as a review after attending a class.

FY18 Year-End Biweekly Payroll Accrual

Jun 19, 2018

DFA will be processing a biweekly payroll accrual for seven days, June 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 29, that must be accrued as a FY 2018 expenses.

New Tax Withholding Guidelines

Jan 04, 2018

Withholding guidelines will change with new tax reform bill.

Workday Time Tracking Coming January 4, 2018

Oct 17, 2017

The university will roll out a new time-and-attendance system in January 2018 to replace Kronos – the system currently used by approximately 12,000 non-exempt, bi-weekly staff and student employees to manage time worked and time off.

Year-End Biweekly Payroll Accrual

Jun 07, 2017

DFA will post the biweekly payroll accrual to period 12 no later than July 6.

KFS is getting a facelift: Upgrade to KFS 7 to occur in April

Mar 30, 2017

On April 23, after a scheduled upgrade completes, KFS users will experience a new look and feel to the Kuali Financial System (KFS). The upgrade to KFS 7 will include usability improvements to enhance the user’s experience.

2016 W-2 forms available in Workday January 17

Jan 13, 2017

2016 W-2s will be available in Workday beginning January 17, 2017.

2015 W-2 forms are being printed and are available in Workday

Jan 19, 2016

W-2 forms have been sent for printing and are now available in Workday.

Questions arise from DOL audit

Sep 18, 2015

Small errors were discovered in pay that had been issued to certain hourly employees during the period from April 2013 to April 2015.