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803.80 Payroll Deductions

Payroll deductions shall be made for federal income tax withholdings, Iowa income tax withholdings, social security, Medicare and the Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System or other deduction required by contract or law.

The District may, in its discretion and to the extent authorized by law, allow employees to make additional payroll deductions. The Superintendent/designee will establish administrative regulations to ensure appropriate use of payroll deductions.

Legal Reference:

Iowa Code §§ 91A.2(4), .3294.8-.9.16.

Cross Reference:

405.05 Annuities
Employee Contract and Handbook

Employee Benefits Summaries

R.R.1 for Policy #803.80

The District may add payroll deductions in response to a request from an employee and/or employee group and/or at the discretion of administrative personnel. Employee and employee group requests for payroll deductions must be submitted in writing to the Chief Financial Officer, who has discretion whether to authorize the deduction.

In determining whether to authorize a payroll deduction, the Chief Financial Officer will consider the following:

  • The number of staff requesting a deduction. Generally, the additional deduction. Generally, the deduction would need at least twenty (20) staff members to be considered.
  • The administrative time and cost involved in setting up the deduction.
  • The administrative time and cost involved in accounting for the deduction after creating the deduction in the system..
  • Whether the employer will be held harmless for any errors and/or mistakes made when making the deduction.

Reviewed:
August 18, 2003

November 15, 2010
November 16, 2015

February 15, 2021

Revised:
November 15, 2010
November 16, 2015

February 15, 2021