Fayetteville Policies and Procedures  322.1 

Payroll Deductions

University deductions or authorized salary reductions from employees’ paychecks will be permitted only for the following purposes:

  • State and federal taxes, including
    • federal income withholding tax
    • Arkansas state income withholding tax
    • employee portion of federal OASDI tax
    • employee portion of federal Medicare tax
    • any other state, federal, or local taxes specifically authorized or required by law
  • Benefits premiums, including
    • employee portion of medical insurance premiums
    • accidental death and dismemberment insurance premiums
    • optional life insurance premiums
    • optional long-term disability insurance premiums
    • Section 125 cafeteria plan deductions for medical and child care expenses
    • employee contributions to Board-approved retirement plan(s)
    • employee portion of other University insurance plans
    • other University-sponsored optional insurance or benefit plan premiums
  • University-related deductions, including
    • amounts due the University of Arkansas
    • University parking permit fees
    • contributions to the University of Arkansas annual fund or to other U of A Foundation funds
  • Court-ordered garnishments
  • Other deductions permitted by Arkansas law (§ 19-4-1602), including
    • contributions to the United Way*
    • payments to the UARK Credit Union
    • Arkansas State Employee Association, Inc. (ASEA) dues, when requested in writing by the employee
    • Fraternal Order of Police, Arkansas State Police Association, and Central Arkansas State Troopers Coalition dues, when requested in writing
    • Arkansas Rehabilitation Association dues, when requested in writing
    • union dues, when requested in writing by the employee
    • other purposes specifically authorized by Arkansas law

*The minimum contribution that will be deducted is one dollar ($1.00) per month

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November 5, 2003
October 31, 2001