THE PAYROLL OFFICE handles the processing and payment of all payrolls at Brown. This includes the Monthly, Semi-monthly, Weekly and Student payrolls. The office also has responsibility for transmission of taxes, filing of federal and state payroll reports, and the production of employee W-2 and 1042S forms. Any questions regarding these forms should be sent to Controller_Payroll@Brown.edu.
The Payroll Office is located on the second floor of the Brown Office Building (corner of Thayer and Angell Streets). The Payroll window is open 10AM - 4PM during normal University business hours.
Recent tax law changes will be reflected in employee's 2013 paychecks.
The employee share of OASDI (Social Security) will increase to 6.2% from the temporary two-year reduction of 4.2%.
Medicare payroll tax for employees with wages over $200,000 in 2013 will increase by 0.9% from 1.45% to 2.35% on wages paid over $200,000.
Federal and State tax tables have changed, which could result in a change in Federal and State income tax withheld.
Please consult your tax advisor with any questions you may have about how these tax changes will effect your personal financial situation.