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Payroll Bulletins 2000-1997
Bulletin # Date Subject
No. 224 12/27/00 Archived Data and New Tables for PS Query
No. 223 12/22/00 Changes in New York City Resident Withholding Taxes
No. 222 12/22/00 Changes in Federal Income Tax Withholding Tables and Earned Income Tax Credits for the Year 2001
No. 221 12/20/00 New Position Expiration Date on Position Data 1 Panel
No. 220 12/13/00 Adjustment of Pre-Shift Briefing for 1999-2000
No. 219 12/07/00 Retroactive dues/agency shop adjustment and a dues/agency shop increase
No. 218 12/05/00 Non Resident Aliens State Tax Panel
No. 217 12/01/00 October 1, 1999, April 1, 2000, and October 1, 2000 Salary and other Increases for Employees Represented by NSYCOPBA
No. 216 12/01/00 Current Year Wage Adjustments and Refunds Resulting from Workers' Compensation Awards
No. 215 11/22/00 Advance Payment of Earned Income Credit
No. 214 11/22/00 Claiming Exempt From Withholding
No. 213 11/21/00 Naming Public and Private Queries in PS Query
No. 212 11/20/00 Changes to the General Deduction Table
No. 211 11/20/00 Lump Sum Payment for Security Services Bargaining Unit 01
No. 210 11/15/00 Cancellation of General Deductions for Certain Employees who are Inactive or on a Leave of Absence
No. 209 11/13/00 Reporting the Taxable Value of Personal Use of Employer Provided Vehicles for 2000
No. 208 11/13/00 2000 W-2 Year End Processing
No. 207 11/10/00 CSEA 1999 and 2000 Work Related Clothing Allowances for Bargaining Units 03 and 04 and 1999 and 2000 Uniform Maintenance Allowances for Bargaining Unit 04
No. 206 11/10/00 Uniform Cleaning and Maintenance Allowance for 2000 Management/Confidential (M/C) Employees in Bargaining Unit 06
No. 205 11/10/00 Uniform Allowance for 2000 for Employees Represented by Council 82
No. 204 11/09/00 Uniform Allowances for 1999 and 2000 for Employees Represented by NYSCOPBA
No. 202 11/02/00 One Time Adjustment for PEF Dues/Agency Shop
No. 201 11/02/00 Educational Assistance Benefits
No. 200 10/31/00 2001 SEFA Campaign
No. 199-A 10/20/00 Corrections to Payroll Bulletin No. 199
No. 199 10/17/00 1999 and 2000 Tool Allowance for CSEA Operational Services Unit (BU 03)
No. 198 10/12/00 April, 2000 PEF Longevity Lump Sum Payments and Adjustments
No. 197 10/06/00 Instructions for Running Queries in Version 7.02 of PS Query
No. 196 10/06/00 October 2000 Performance Advances for Employees Represented by CSEA, DC-37 and PEF
No. 195 10/06/00 October 1, 2000 Salary Schedule with Revised 20 Year Longevity Payments for Employees Represented by Council 82
No. 194 10/06/00 New Bargaining Units Eligible to Participate in the Voluntary Reduction in Work Schedule Program (VRWS)
No. 193 10/06/00 Increase in the Security Enforcement Differential for Employees Represented by Council 82
No. 192 10/03/00 Revised Process and Year End Deadlines for Returned Paychecks (AC-230's)
No. 191 10/03/00 New Earn Codes for Overtime Meals and Intermittent Inconvenience Pay and Increased Rates for Hazardous Duty Pay, Standby Pay and Safety Incentive Differential
No. 190 10/02/00 Software upgrade for the Payroll Services PaySR application
No. 189 09/26/00 "VOID" Checks to Replace "Zero Value" Checks
No. 188 09/20/00 Non-contributing status for Tiers 3 and 4 State employees in ERS and TRS
No. 187 09/12/00 Schedule for Agency Payroll Submission and Availability of Reports and Files
No. 186 09/12/00 Compensation for Institution Teachers During Academic Year 2000-2001
No. 185 09/05/00 Uniform Cleaning and Maintenance Allowance for 1999 for Management/Confidential (M/C) Employees in Bargaining Unit 06.
No. 184 09/05/00 Purged Queries
No. 183-A 09/13/00 Additions and Corrections to Payroll Bulletin No. 183
No. 183 08/29/00 October 1, 1999 and April 1, 2000 Salary and Other Increases for Employees Represented by the Public Employees Federation (PEF) and Council 82
No. 182 08/24/00 New Increment Code System for Employees represented by CSEA, PEF and DC-37
No. 181 08/21/00 Lump Sum Payment for PS&T and Security Supervisors
No. 180 08/21/00 Overfilled Salaried Positions
No. 179 08/21/00 Uniform allowances for 1999 for Employees represented by Council 82.
No. 178 08/16/00 Cancellation of general deductions for certain employees who are inactive or on a leave of absence without pay
No. 177 07/28/00 Council 82 Dues and Agency Shop Fee Increase
No. 176-A 07/19/00 Additions and Corrections to Payroll Bulletin No. 176
No. 176 07/14/00 October 1, 1999 and April 1, 2000 Salary and Other Increases for Employees Represented by CSEA and DC-37 and Employees designated Management/ Confidential (M/C).
No. 175 07/13/00 Identifying queries to be converted to the 7.02 version of the PeopleSoft payroll application
No. 174 07/12/00 Changing Employee Type for Hourly and Exception Hourly Employees
No. 173 07/03/00 OGS Parking Fee Increase
No. 172 06/29/00 Lump Sum Payment for CSEA, M/C and Rent Regulation Services Unit (DC-37)
No. 171 06/29/00 Increase in Maintenance Rates and Rules for Determining Taxable Status of Maintenance Deductions
No. 170 06/29/00 Canceling Additional Annual Salary Factor
No. 169 06/29/00 Cancellation of Direct Deposit for Inactive Employees and Certain Employees on a Leave of Absence
No. 168 06/29/00 New Reveal Report - NBEN730
No. 167 06/29/00 Cancellation of general deductions for certain employees who are inactive or on a leave of absence
No. 166 06/28/00 Upgrading from Citrix WinFrame v.1.7 to Citrix MetaFrame v.1.8
No. 165 06/23/00 Changes in the Salary Refund Process (AC-230's)
No. 164 06/22/00 Summer Session Procedures for Teachers in Bargaining Unit 05
No. 163 05/17/00 PaySR Processing Schedule
No. 162 05/15/00 Archiving Time Entry Transaction Records
No. 161 05/11/00 Cash Merit Awards For Management/Confidential Employees
No. 160 04/28/00 Changes in NYC Tax Withholding Requirements
No. 159 04/21/00 Voluntary Insurance Program for employees in Bargaining Unit 01
No. 158 04/21/00 Public Queries in PS Query Database
No. 157 04/10/00 April 2000 Performance Advances and Longevity Payments for  Management/ Confidential (M/C) Employees
No. 156 04/12/00 Reveal Software Upgrade and Report Retention Guidelines
No. 155 04/06/00 April 2000 Performance Advances and Longevity Payments for Security Services and Security Supervisors Bargaining Units
No. 154 04/06/00 Factor Change for 2000-2001 Fiscal Year
No. 153 04/04/00 April 2000 Performance Advances for CSEA and PS&T Units and Longevity Payments for CSEA
No. 152 03/29/00 Fiscal Year Changes for the Budget Year 2000
No. 151 03/22/00 Dues and Agency Shop Refunds
No. 150 03/21/00 April 2000 PS&T Longevity Lump Sum Payment (LLS)
No. 149 03/17/00 Changes to PaySR Panels
No. 148 03/01/00 Credit Union deduction conversion to Direct Deposit
No. 147 01/28/00 New "FRC" Earnings Code for Fee Retirement Credit
No. 146 01/14/00 Employee's Retirement System (ERS) Tier Reinstatement, "Chapter 646, Laws of 1999"
No. 145 01/14/00 New Earnings Code - 'RCN' Retroactive Contract Pay Adjustment
No. 144 01/03/00 Changes in Federal Income Tax Withholding Tables for the Year 2000
No. 143 12/23/99 1999 W-2 Year End Processing
No. 142 12/23/99 CSEA Dues and Agency Shop Fee Increase
No. 141 12/23/99 Y2K PaySr Testing
No. 140 12/16/99 DC 37 Local 1359 Dues and Agency Shop Fee Increase
No. 139 12/16/99 Council 82 Dues and Agency Shop Fee Increase
No. 138 12/16/99 Employee Addresses and New Reveal Report "Employee Address Report"
No. 137 12/01/99 OGS Incentive Payment
No. 136 12/01/99 Minimum Workstation Requirements for Year 2000
No. 135 11/30/99 Agency Access to Deduction, Retirement and Tax Panels
No. 134 11/30/99 New Reveal Expenditure Reports for Separate Checks
No. 133 11/30/99 Taxable Travel Reimbursements
No. 132 11/23/99 New Name History Panel for Employee Name
No. 131 11/23/99 Reporting the Taxable Value of Personal Use of Employer Provided Vehicles for 1999 
No. 130 11/19/99 CSEA Universal Life Program
No. 129 11/19/99 Year End Processing of Returned Checks
No. 128 11/10/99 Increment Codes for Management/Confidential Employees
No. 127 11/10/99 New Voluntary Insurance Codes for PEF
No. 126 11/10/99 2000 Social Security/Medicare Deductions
No. 125 11/10/99 2000 SEFA Campaign
No. 124 11/02/99 New earnings codes for the Department of Environmental Conservation
No. 123 10/15/99 Educational Assistance Benefits
No. 122 09/27/99 Department of Civil Service (DCS) Certification Process and Payroll Deadline Schedule
No. 121 09/21/99 New York's College Savings Program
No. 120 09/21/99 Employee Mailing Addresses on PaySR panels
No. 119 09/21/99 Cash Merit Awards For Management Confidential Employees
No. 118 09/21/99 Revised PaySR Processing Schedule
No. 117 08/30/99 Restoration of Contract Pay, Additional Pay, Health Insurance and Dependent Care for PS&T 21P Employees for the 1999-2000 semester for the check date of Institution checks of 09/23/1999 and Administration checks of 09/29/1999
Termination of Summer Session Jobs
No. 116 08/27/99 Records Maintenance
No. 115 08/27/99 New Deduction Codes
No. 114 08/27/99 PS&T Teachers Paid on a Calendar Basis
No. 113 08/23/99 New PaySR Panels for Archived Paycheck Data
No. 112 08/12/99 Changes to Master File
No. 111 08/04/99 New Deduction Panel for reporting Department of Civil Service Health Insurance
No. 110 07/28/99 NYC Resident Withholding Taxes
No. 109 07/28/99 New Reveal Report for Expenditures
No. 108 07/22/99 Changes in NYC Tax Withholding Requirement
No. 107 07/22/99 New Panel Feature
No. 106 07/22/99 New Reveal Report
No. 105 07/19/99 Updated Earnings Codes
No. 104 07/09/99 April 1, 1999 Performance Advances, Longevity Payments and Merit Payments for Employees covered by the Budget Director's Guidelines for Management/Confidential Employees
No. 103 06/28/99 Summer Session Procedures for PS&T Teachers and a New Earn Code
No. 102 06/10/99 Changes in Union Representation for Security Services Employees in Bargaining Unit 01
No. 101 06/04/99 Hazard Duty and Safety Incentive Reporting
No. 100 05/28/99 Increase in Maintenance Rates and Rules for Determining Taxable Status of Maintenance Deductions
No. 99 05/26/99 Reporting of Overtime Earnings Dates on the Check/Direct Deposit Stub
No. 98 05/14/99 Updated Action Reason Codes
No. 97 05/14/99 General Comments Panel (Agency)
No. 96 05/14/99 Changes in Additional Pay Processing
No. 95 05/14/99 Parking Fee Increase
No. 94 04/28/99 Contact List for Agency Payroll Officers
No. 93 04/16/99 Adjustment of Pre-Shift Briefing for 1998-1999 for Certain Security Supervisors Unit Employees
No. 92 04/09/99 Position Number and the NYS Position Number in PaySR
No. 91 04/09/99 New York’s College Savings Program
No. 90 04/08/99 PS&T Longevity Payment and Overtime
No. 89 04/06/99 New Insurance Program For CSEA Employees
No. 88 03/30/99 Claiming Exempt From Withholding
No. 87 03/30/99 Payment of April 1, 1999 Performance/Increment Advances for CSEA, PS&T and RRSU Units and Longevity Payments for CSEA and RRSU Units
No. 86 03/30/99 April 1, 1999 Performance Advances for Employees in the Security Services (01) and Security Supervisors (61) Bargaining Units
No. 85 03/24/99 Factor Change for 1999-2000
No. 84 03/22/99 Fiscal Year Changes for the Budget Year 1999
No. 83 3/18/99 Position Update Listing
No. 82 03/09/99 Listing of Employees Who May Have Been Paid Incorrectly
No. 81 03/08/99 PaySR Processing Schedule
No. 80 03/05/99 Data Capture Procedures
No. 79 03/05/99 1999 PS&T Longevity Lump Sum Payment
No. 78 03/04/99 Dues and Agency shop Fee Increase fro City Employees Union Local  237
No. 77 02/26/99 The Payroll Process and Schedule
No. 76 02/26/99 Changes in New York City Resident and City of Yonkers Resident Withholding Taxes
No. 75 02/26/99 Advance Payment of Earned Income Credit
No. 74 02/26/99 Adding the Budget Year to the Position Pool
No. 73 01/29/99 Report Tax 910agy (W2 Distribution)
No. 72   1998 W-2 Forms
No. 71 01/28/99 PaySr Submission Schedule
No. 70 01/27/99 Reminder: Salary Advances May Be Issued From Petty Cash
No. 69 01/27/99 NY Position Summary
No. 68 01/27/99 W2
No. 67 01/08/98 Reallocation of the Mail and Supply Clerk Title Series
No. 66 01/07/98 January 1999 Salary Increase for State Officers
No. 65 12/31/98 1999 Changes in Federal Income Tax
No. 64 12/29/98 Dues and Agency Shop Fee Increase for Security and Law Enforcement Employees - Council 82
No. 63 12/29/98 Civil Service Employees Association Dues and Agency Shop Fees Change
No. 62 12/22/98 PaySR Submission Schedule
No. 61 12/22/98 1998 W-2 Year End Processing
No. 60 12/01/98 PaySR Submission Schedule
No. 59 12/01/98 Pre-Shift Briefing Pay Adjustment for Certain Employees in the Security Unit (NU-01)
No. 58 11/24/98 Educational Assistance Payments
No. 57 11/23/98 Procedures for Reporting the Taxable Value of Personal Use of Employer Provided Vehicles for 1998
No. 56 11/23/98 Procedures for Department Transfers
No. 55 11/19/98 Taxable Travel Reimbursements
No. 54 11/19/98 1999 Social Security/Medicare Deductions
No. 53 11/19/98 Payroll Certification Mailing
No. 52 11/16/98 Employee Benefit Flag
No. 51 11/16/98 Revised Miscellaneous Transaction File Layout
No. 50 11/04/98 Processing a One-Time Split
No. 49 11/03/98 PaySR Conversion Impact Update
No. 48 11/03/98 Third Conversion Blackout Period
No. 47 10/30/98 Help Desk Hours
No. 46 10/29/98 Instructions for Payment of 1998 Uniform Allowance
No. 45 10/23/98 Additions and Changes to Earnings Codes
No. 44 10/22/98 Revised Master Files
No. 43 10/18/98 Direct Deposit Transactions
No. 42 10/13/98 1999 SEFA Campaign
No. 41 10/08/98 Business Procudures Update
No. 40 10/07/98 PaySr Security Class Assignments for Conversion Group 3
No. 39 10/06/98 Payments for Hourly Employees During Accelerated Submission Schedule
No. 38 10/02/98 Submission Date Reminder
No. 37 10/01/98 October 1, 1998, Salary Increase
No. 36 09/04/98 IDs for Conversion Group 3
No. 35 09/01/98 Training Schedule for Agencies in Conversion Group 3
No. 34 08/26/98 PaySR Conversion Impact Update
No. 33 08/26/98 Agency Access to PaySR
No. 32 07/30/98 PaySR Security Class Assignments for Conversion Group 2
No. 31 07/20/98 PaySR Paycheck and Paycheck Calculations
No. 30 07/16/98 Additional Payroll Procedures
No. 29 07/03/98 PaySR Help Desk
PaySR Availability
No. 28 07/03/98 PaySR Glossary of Terms
No. 27 06/30/98 IDs For Conversion Group 2
No. 26 06/26/98 Accessing OSC Legacy History
No. 25 06/25/98 Payroll Certification/
Title and Position Management
No. 24 06/23/98 Revised PaySR Submission Dates
No .23 06/26/98 PaySR Conversion Impact Information
No. 22 06/22/98 PaySR Business Procedures
No. 21 06/22/98 PaySR Reports
No. 20 07/01/98 New Training Course, Reveal Reporting, for Agencies in Conversion Group 1
No. 19 06/18/98 Training Schedule for Agencies in Conversion Group 2
No. 18 06/11/98 File Submission and Naming
First Conversion Week Schedule
No. 17 06/04/98 PaySR Security Classes
No. 16 07/07/97 Schedule for Providing Agencies
Position Numbers and Position Pool IDs
No. 15 05/26/98 Revised Payroll Submission Schedule
June - November 1998
No. 14 05/18/98 Processed Data Transaction File
Master File
Data Dictionary
No. 13 05/18/98 Agency Technical Meeting
No. 12 05/14/98 PaySR Workstation/Network Testing Procedures
No. 11 05/06/98 IDs For Computer-Based Training For Conversion Group 1
No. 10 04/09/98 1) IP Addresses
2) Establishing Static Routes With PaySR
3) IPX/IP Gateway
No. 9 04/09/98 1) Test File Requirements and Schedule
2) Labeling and Mailing Instructions
No. 8 03/31/98 1) Conversion Group 1 Training Schedule
2) PaySR Panels
3) Schedule for Conversion
No. 7 02/11/98 1)Test File Submission, Requirements and Schedule
2)Updated Interface File Information for Agencies with Automated Payroll/HRMS Systems
No. 6 02/04/98 PaySR Agency Training Plan and Action Steps
No. 5 01/26/98 1) Printer Requirements
2) Specifications of Centrally Purchased PCs
3) Procedures for PC Purchase and Delivery
4) Citrix WinFrame Client
5) Data Transmission Options
6) Service Level Agreement
7) Technical Issues Meeting
No. 4 11/26/97 1) Software and Hardware Requirements
2) Connectivity Method and Centralized PC Purchase
3) Service Level Agreements
No. 3 10/30/97 1) Conversion Schedule
2) Agency Readiness Checklist and Training Schedule
No. 2 09/30/97 Interface File Layouts for Agencies with 2 Automated Payroll/HRMS Systems
No. 1

07/07/97 Decisions Regarding:
1. Group 1 & Group 2 Interfaces
2. Retention of Item Numbers in PaySR