Federal and State Withholding Tax

Employees are subject to federal income withholding tax and state income withholding tax.  Each tax is withheld separately and based on income and the withholding allowances.  Every employee will need to complete both a W-4 Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate and a K-4 Kansas Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate. 

You can update your withholding tax status at any time:

Federal Withholdings

1. Log into your HR Pay account and navigate through the main menu to W-4 Tax Information where you can update.

OR

2.  Complete a W-4 Form - Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate and submit to the Payroll Office.

*You only need to complete one of the above to update your federal withholdings.

State Withholdings

1. Complete a K-4 Form - Kansas Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate

There is not online access to update state withholdings at this time

*Please note, if you are not working in Kansas you will need to submit the appropriate forms as an out of state employee.


Contact Us

KU Payroll Services
Carruth O’Leary
1246 W Campus Rd, Room 145
Lawrence, KS 66045

Phone support
785-864-4385
Phone
Who to Contact

Timesheets

Contact HR/Pay at (785) 864-0600
or by email at hrpay@ku.edu.

Leave Time

Contact HR/Pay at (785) 864-0600
or by email at hrpay@ku.edu.

Personal Info

Contact HR Appointment Staff at (785) 864-5994
or by email at hrappt@ku.edu.

Salary / Pay Rate

Contact HR Appointment Staff at (785) 864-5994
or by email at hrappt@ku.edu.

Health Insurance Deductions

Contact Staff Benefits at (785) 864-4946
or by email at benefits@ku.edu.

Retirement Deductions

Contact Staff Benefits at (785) 864-4946
or by email at benefits@ku.edu.
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