Payroll News

Open Finance Classes for Sept.-Dec. 2021

Aug 25, 2021

The following DFA classes are available from September 2021 through December 2021 and are open to any person interested in learning more about Cornell accounting/finance policies.

Financial courses available Jan - June 2021

Jan 26, 2021

The following DFA classes are available from January 2021 through June 2021 and are open to any person interested in learning more about Cornell accounting/finance policies.

2020 W-2s are available now in Workday

Jan 13, 2021

The W-2 process has been completed as of January 13, 2021, and 2020 W-2s are now available in Workday!

Remote worker state income tax implications

Oct 16, 2020

Employees who live outside of NYS and have been taxed in NYS as their primary work state will continue to be subject to NYS withholding requirements, whether or not they are now working remotely outside NYS.

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.

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.