Fayetteville Policies and Procedures  322.1

Payroll Deductions

The original PDF version of this policy is linked from the revised date below.

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

Reformatted for Web April 28, 2014
November 5, 2003
October 31, 2001