An overview of current paycard legislation, state-by-state.
Click on your state to read about its paycard laws and our suggestions for achieving 100% direct deposit in compliance with state legislation.
Deduction Cancellation Form A form used to cancel a voluntary payroll deduction. Please contact the Payroll Office for cancellations made during the summer months.
IRS Form W-4 A form the employee completes so your employer can withhold an appropriate amount of Federal and State income tax from each paycheck.
Direct Deposit Application A form to Establish or Change the account and/or financial institution where your net pay is deposited.
Please contact the Payroll Office for changes made during the summer months.
Recently issued regulations by the New York Department of Labor concerning payroll debit cards also contain certain provisions addressing payment by direct deposit.
Consent Required Under the regulations, an employer who offers one or more methods of payment of wages that require consent (e.g., direct deposit or payroll debit cards) must obtain such consent in writing and must ensure that: : If offering employees the option of receiving payment via payroll debit card, an employer must provide employees with a list of locations where they can access and withdraw wages at no charge to the employees within reasonable proximity to their place of residence or place of work.Readers are solely responsible for remaining in compliance with federal and state labor laws and are encouraged to seek competent legal counsel before taking action based on this material.Pay to the Penny: Employer must allow employees access to their full pay, without fees, at least once per pay period.Companies must follow applicable federal and state laws and administrative guidance when transitioning to an electronic payroll process. Parents who are thinking about or are in the process of adopting a child with special needs from foster care should know about adoption assistance (also known as adoption subsidy).Participating Tax-Sheltered Annuity Companies (403b Plans) A list of 403b companies participating in Granite’s 403b plan.