General Payroll Information
|US Citizens, US Residents, and International Employees who have met the substantial presence test:
International Employees (non-residents for tax purposes):
On line 3, must select either the "Single" status box, or the entitled, "Married, but withhold at the higher Single rate."
On line 5, may only claim "0" or "1" allowance.
For additional tax information, see IRS Publication 519 US Guide for aliens.
|Workers Benefit Fund (TWC)|
All base earn codes (REG, SAL, OCH, RST, etc...) are used in the calculation of the Workers Benefit Fund tax. Leave taken is not included in the calculation for non-exempt employees. The employee and employer are both assessed at $1.20 for each hour worked.
Visit the OR Dept of Consumer & Business Services' web page for details:
|Minimum Credit Enrollment for Student Employment|
|Undergraduates||8 credit hours|
|Graduates||5 credits 3 credits if working on thesis.|
|Note: These credit hours are not the same as the FICA exemption ruling.|
|Student Wages||Standard||Portland Metro||Nonurban County|
|Oregon Minimum Wage (effective 7/1/2019)||$11.25/hr||$12.50/hr||$11.00/hr|
|UO Student Wages||$11.25-$16.00/hr||$12.50-$16.00/hr||$11.00-$16.00/hr|
|Note: Hourly wages above $16.00 must be approved in advance by the SR. Recruiter in Human Resources.|
|Medicare Maximum||no ceiling||no ceiling||no ceiling||no ceiling|
|Additional Medicare Tax (Wages over $200,000)||0.9%||0.9%||0.9%||0.9%|
Exceptions: H-1 status, O-1 status, and TN status are always subject. F-2 and J-2 are also subject and must have special permission from USCIS to work.
See the SS Administration web page for details: http://www.ssa.gov/