- The Direct Deposit Authorization Form must be submitted to the Payroll Department by the due date of each month in order to be effective for the following month’s payroll. If more than one account is requested then the employee must designate the amount or percentage to be placed in each account. The net amount of your paycheck will be deposited into the employee’s primary account.
- Any changes (especially closed accounts) to your direct deposit information need to be submitted to the Payroll Department at least ten (10) business days before Payday. If funds are rejected due to an invalid and/or closed, the employee will need to provide a valid account and complete a Direct Deposit Authorization Form.
Medicare Tax Information
Employees hired by the Brownsville Independent School District after March 31, 1986, are required to contribute 1.45 % (percent) of their gross pay to the Medicare program. If your health insurance is pre-taxed, this amount is deducted from your gross pay before Medicare tax is figured.
IRS Form W-4 Employee’s Withholding (Exempt)
IRS Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding, Please be aware that employees claiming “exempt” from withholding during 2021 on their IRS Form W-4, must complete a new Form W-4 by February 15, 2023, to maintain their “exempt” status. If employees claiming “exempt” do not provide their employer a newly completed W-4 by February 15, 2023, the employer must begin withholding federal income tax as if they are single, with zero withholding allowances.
Should you have any questions, please contact the Payroll Department at (956) 548-8391.