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Add Federal Withholding Elections

Need to change your existing withholding elections? Refer instead to the Update Federal Withholding Elections User Guide.


When an employee is hired, and will be receiving compensation from the university, they are required to specify their Federal Withholding Elections. The Federal Form W-4 that the employee completes is used to indicate how much federal taxes to withhold from a paycheck; this form will be completed electronically in Workday as part of the Employee onboarding process.

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Tax-Filing Resources

Find year-end tax forms and information on how to complete them. Please note: The ISC Payroll Office cannot provide tax advice.

Opt Out of Paper Tax Forms

The ISC encourages all employees to opt out of receiving paper W-2 tax forms, and to instead retrieve tax information online through Workday.

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Tax Withholding Information

Change your withholding elections (IRS Form W-4) in Workday.

Your tax residency address on the tax forms will pull from your Home (Primary) Address in Workday.

Federal Withholding Tax

Most payments to employees have Federal Withholding Tax deducted based on the IRS Semi-Monthly Tax Withholding Table, your IRS Form W-4 Withholding Allowance Certificate, and any pre-tax deductions you have elected.

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Your Pay & Taxes

The Payroll specialists in the ISC ensure that everyone who works for the UW gets paid accurately and on time.

Links below provide payroll information and resources for faculty, professional staff, student workers, and UW Medical Centers employees.

Many processes associated with your pay and taxes are now done in Workday.

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