The Payroll Department is located on the lower level of Building 4 and is primarily responsible for processing the payment of wages for over 4,500 employees annually. In addition, the department is responsible for:

  • Calculating and withholding payroll taxes, retirement contributions and other payroll deductions
  • Reconciling and filing quarterly federal and state tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Employment Development Department (EDD)
  • Reporting payroll data to the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) and the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
  • Calculating and maintaining employee leave balances
  • Calculating and withholding wage garnishments
  • Preparing, issuing and filing Form W-2 Wage and Tax Statements annually
  • Preparing, issuing and filing Form 1095-C Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage statements annually
  • Ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulations in addition to District policies, procedures and collective bargaining agreements