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The payroll section of the Auditor-Controller's Office is responsible for issuing paychecks.  More than 105,000 employees receive a payment each payday and more than 113,000 W-2s are issued for active and out-of-service employees. The office implements pay practices negotiated with bargaining units; withholds both mandatory and voluntary deductions; and withholds  earnings payable to various creditors and agencies for garnishments, federal and state tax levies and child support.


First Semi-Monthly Payroll Successful
The County’s transition to a semi-monthly payroll system went smoothly during the first run for the April 30 payday. A number of activities are planned to assist departments to facilitate the transition.

Deferred Plans, and Federal and State Tax Withholdings: Options to Consider
With the implementation of the new semi-monthly eHR Payroll System, employees who have a Horizons and Savings Plan loan must elect a payment plan. In addition, employees may want to change their deferred plan contributions and consider withholding additional federal and state taxes from their paychecks.
Federal Tax Form - W-4
  |   State Tax Form - DE-4   |  Horizons Newsletter-Winter 2010   |  Savings Newsletter – March 2010   |  Horizons/Savings Newsletters-Spring/May 2010.

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Did You Know?

  • More than 105,000 checks are issued each payday.
  • Employees on step pay plans receive raises annually until they have reached the maximum step if they have performed competently.
  • Paychecks are issued on the 15th and 30th of each month.
  • Monthly employees are paid for the previous calendar month on the 15th of the current month.
  • When a payday falls on a weekend or holiday, employees are paid the last workday before the weekend or holiday.
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