Employer Paid Benefits section: The year-to-date amounts for IU contributed benefits.
YTD Gross: Total gross pay to date
YTD Taxable Gross: Total after the before-tax deductions are subtracted from Total Gross
YTD Taxes: Total taxes to date
YTD Deductions: The sum of before-tax and after-tax deductions
YTD Net Pay: The actual dollar amount employee received so far this year.
This section contains Descriptions for hours worked this pay period, pay rate and pay adjustments.
YTD Amounts: The dollar amounts this employee has earned thus far this year before any taxes or deductions are withheld.
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This section includes all taxes withheld you have paid through the "As-of Date" posted at the top. It contains information about federal, state, county, Medicare, and Social Security taxes.
Fed Withhold = Federal tax
Fed MED/EE = Medicare tax (employee's portion)
Fed OASDI/EE = Social Security tax (employee's portion)
IN Withholding = State tax
IN (County Name) Withholding = Local tax (Brown County in the example here)
The State and County indicated here are the State and County of residence indicated on the employee's WH-4 tax form.
Tax status changes submitted on or around payroll processing dates can result in discrepancies in the information displayed. Please contact your payroll processor if you have any questions regarding your withholding.
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Before-Tax Deductions section
This section reports current and year-to-date (YTD) benefits and general deductions that reduce your taxable gross pay.
Examples of such deductions include medical and dental plan premiums, Tax Saver Benefit health care and dependent care reimbursements, personal accident insurance, Tax Deferred Annuity contributions, and parking.
To see the list of Description codes click on Before-Tax Deductions.
This section lists current and year-to-date (YTD) benefits and general deductions that do not reduce your taxable gross pay.
Examples of after-tax deductions include deductions for United Way, IU Foundation (donations to IU fund accounts such as WFIU/WTIU by payroll deduction), Bursar, and Long Term Disability Insurance.
To see the list of Description codes click on After-Tax Deductions to see a detailed
list of deductions available.
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Employer Paid Benefits section
This section reports current and year-to-date (YTD) amounts for IU contributed benefits. This information has no impact on your pay.
These benefits contributed by IU include medical and dental plans premiums, life insurance plans, TIAA retirement and Fidelity retirement plans, and PERF annuity savings and PERF pension funds.
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III. FAQs: Frequently asked questions about the payroll year-to-date totals in OneStart
Click on any question below to go to that link:
Q: As a new employee, how soon will my View Paycheck become available to see?
Your very first View Payroll Year-To-Date Totals will be available to see in OneStart through the Employee Self Service dashboard under the Services tab. However, your university online access must be complete in order to log into the employee self service.
Once you have your IU username and password, your online access is complete.
Note: Even employees who receive a paper paycheck (before their direct deposit is activated) will be able to view their paycheck data through employee self service.
Q: Is my personal information safe if it is posted on the internet in this forum?
According to University Information Technology Services (UITS) Security Office, unless you give your password to someone else, there is no need to fear a breach of security on your Indiana University information. UITS, on behalf of the entire university, is charged with protecting all of the university electronic systems and applications, and constantly monitors for signs of a breach. All university servers which house our applications are protected by firewalls and other significant security. Both OneStart and the Human Resource Management System (HRMS), in which Employee Self Service is found, are protected. As long as the user does not provide their password to other people, security is assured. If further assurances are required, please review information on the Information Technology Security Office (ITSO) website: https://itso.iu.edu/ .
Q: How much of my paycheck history is available for me to see?
The records will begin with December 2002/January 2003 when the HRMS PeopleSoft system was first implemented. You can access your payroll history View Paycheck through the Employee Self Service dashboard in OneStart. To learn how to find it, go to the first section of this document, Where to Find Your Paycheck Information in OneStart.
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Q: Will my paycheck information print on one page?
With the upgrade and addition of the PDF files, the formatting of the page has been set up to allow one-page printing of your year-to-date pay information.
Q: Why can't I open up my View Payroll YTD Totals in OneStart?
Make sure to check two things: 1) Change your pop-up blocker settings in your browser as shown below:
You can allow pop-ups from IU, including OneStart, and still keep your pop-up blocker "on" for security.
2) Make sure you have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed.To read the pay advice files, you must have Adobe's Acrobat®
Reader installed on your computer. A free copy of Acrobat® Reader can be downloaded from
the Adobe web
site. Consult your departmental technical support team for assistance if necessary.
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