The IRS is working to develop withholding guidance to implement the tax reform bill signed into law on December 22. We expect Workday to deliver the new guidance and tax tables as soon as they are made available by the IRS.
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.
The 2016 W-2 process has been completed, and W-2s have been sent for printing. For employees who have not opted out of receiving paper copies, W-2 forms will be mailed to employees' addresses as provided in Workday the week of January 16.
DFA will be processing a biweekly payroll accrual for six days, June 23, 24, 27, 28, 29 & 30, so that the accrual appears as a FY 2016 expense. This is an accrual for financial statement purposes only, there will be no labor ledger entries, nor will it affect effort certification reports.