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Payroll Management


Welcome to the web site for Payroll Management, a division of the Department of Human Resources at Temple University. The mission of the Payroll Department is to fully utilize our employees, technological resources and partnerships in order to deliver timely and accurate compensation and information to all of our customers.










Monthly Payroll - M1 Schedule>
• 10th of the month for the submission of all university department paperwork. If the 10th falls on Saturday or Sunday, the deadline is Monday.

Biweekly Payroll - B1 Schedule>
• Every other Monday of the pay week at Noon for all manual input.

KRONOS Approval
• Every other Monday by 3 pm and the 15th of the next month for monthly employees.

Terminations and Reductions/Dockings in Pay
• Please notify us as soon as you become aware of a termination or docking that falls outside of the processing
deadlines so that we can take the necessary steps to adjust the payroll as soon as possible.

Paperwork includes all employment requisitions submitted through iGreentree, the TUPortal requisitions for full-time faculty and graduate students, expense distribution change forms, payroll adjustment forms, manual time reports and
payroll deduction requests.






2015 Tax Rates

The Social Security Tax Rate for employees is 6.2% through the end of 2015, with maximum taxable earnings of $118,500.  (Source: Social Security Administration Website)

Medicare tax rate is 1.45% with no maximum wage base limit.

Wages paid in excess of $200,000 to high-earner employees will be subject to an extra 0.9% Medicare tax that will be withheld from those employees’ wages.

PA State Personal Income tax rate is 3.07%

PA state Unemployment tax rate is .07%

City of Philadelphia Wage tax rates effective 7/1/15 reduced from 3.92% to 3.9102% for Philadelphia residents and from 3.4915% to 3.4828% for non-residents.

The monthly Pre-Tax limit for transportation is $130** and the monthly Pre-Tax limit for Parking is $250.

**Temporary retroactive increase to $250 restoring parity between transportation and parking benefit signed into law December 2014.  IRS guidance on how to obtain additional tax benefit, if applicable is currently under review.  Additional information to follow as information becomes available.

Click here for a print version of the 2015 tax rate table

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