News and Spotlights
1042-S Forms for Tax Year 2022 - posted 3/2/2023
Individuals receiving a 1042-S form can now access their form(s) online through the My Tax Forms page of UT Direct. 1042-S forms for 2022 were mailed February 28, 2023, to form recipients who did not elect electronic receipt of their forms. Please allow two weeks for mail delivery. For reprint requests and other questions related to 1042-S forms, please email 1042S@austin.utexas.edu. For information about filing a tax return with the IRS as a nonresident alien, please see the Texas Global website.
Pick Up in Payroll Enabled for Paper Checks - posted 3/1/2023
If you receive your pay by paper check, a new option for Paper Check - Pick Up in Payroll has been enabled. This is also the default for new employees who have not completed a payment election in Workday. If you currently receive your pay by Paper Check - U.S. Mail, that will continue unchanged.
Changing your payment election to Paper Check - Pick Up In Payroll will mean that your paychecks will be available for pick up on applicable paydays in Payroll Services from 9 am to 4 pm - Monday through Friday. Our office is in room 134 of the Main Building. You can find Semi-Monthly paydays here, and Monthly paydays here.
2022 W-2 Forms Now Available - posted 1/19/2023
W-2 tax forms for wages paid in calendar year 2022 are now available in Workday. You should find a link to it on your Workday home page or it can be accessed by going to your profile, clicking the Pay tab, then the Tax Documents tab. If you have questions regarding your W-2, please reach out to Tax Services.
Split Deposits Enabled in Workday! - posted 11/16/2022
We are pleased to announce that an exciting new feature has been enabled in Workday! You now have the ability to split your payroll deposits between two different accounts or institutions by either a stated dollar amount or a percentage of your paycheck. Please see these instructions. If you have questions regarding this new feature, or how to enroll in direct deposit, please contact Payroll Services.
TRS Member Contribution Changes
The TRS member contribution rate will increase from 7.7% to 8.0% for all eligible employees beginning with the September 1, 2021, pay check, as required by the 2019 Texas Legislative Session. The rates will increase every year until they reach a total rate of 8.25% for both employees and employers in 2024. For more information, please visit the TRS website.
Paper Checks and Mailing Addresses
In an effort to follow the recommended social distancing guidelines, paper checks are being delivered by US Mail to the home address listed in Workday. For more information, visit: https://payroll.utexas.edu/coronavirus
It is important for you to be sure that all contact information in Workday is current and accurate. Information on how to review and update your personal information in Workday is available online. If you do not wish to receive a paper check via US Mail, please enroll in Direct Deposit.