Carnegie Mellon University

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December 09, 2020

Year-End Payroll Activities

Verify Your Information

The Human Resources Service Center and Payroll are asking all employees to verify their information in Workday is accurate. Please log in to Workday and review or update the following:

All updates must be made in Workday no later than December 23, 2020. Failure to update your Primary Address may delay or cause you to not receive your 2020 W-2 forms.

W-4 Tax Elections Review

Please review your tax elections in Workday to ensure the proper withholding is applied to your pay. Your current tax withholding elections are displayed on your payslips. Refer to the Electronic Tax Forms Quick Guide [pdf] for instructions on how to update your tax elections in Workday. All tax election changes must be completed in Workday no later than December 17, 2020.

Employees Claiming Exempt Status on Their W-4

If you are currently claiming exempt from federal withholding on your W-4, you must submit a new W-4 beginning January 1, 2021 but no later than February 14, 2021. Failure to submit a new W-4 will cause you to lose your exempt status.