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4142-4242 Salary Checks and Deductions



SALARY CHECKS AND DEDUCTIONS Payroll Authorization Purpose To insure that every employee of the board receives board-approved compensation for services rendered. Authority The employment of all district personnel must be approved by the board. Responsibility The Superintendent of Schools shall recommend all prospective employees for board approval.

Payroll Deductions Purpose To set forth the proper procedures for the withholding of lawfully required and voluntary deductions from the

paycheck of any employee and to remit same to the designated governmental agency or private agency. Authority The board reserves to itself the authority to act in behalf of individual employees to deduct certain amounts

from the employee’s paychecks. Responsibility The business administrator, as general accountant of the board, is hereby authorized to withhold lawfully

required deductions, as required by law or other certifications. The business administrator is further authorized to withhold voluntary deductions, upon submission and

execution of the required document from the employee. Any voluntary deduction must have five or more subscribers before it is considered a voluntary deduction. No employee of the board is authorized to withhold or pay to another, or to purchase or have assigned,

without a court order, any compensation of a district employee. Adopted: No Date

NJSBA Review/Update: November 2009; December 2010 Readopted: October 24, 2011 Key Words Payroll Authorization, Salary Checks, Deductions

Legal References: N.J.S.A. 18A:16-8 N.J.S.A. 18A:16-9 N.J.S.A. 18A:66-30 Salary deduction for government bonds Responsibility of board Employee’s consent to deductions

File Code: 4142/4242 SALARY CHECKS AND DEDUCTIONS (continued)

  1. 18A:66-32 Employer’s duties
  2. 18A:66-78 Teacher’s pension and annuity fund
  3. 18A:66-127 Tax sheltered annuities
  4. 40:11-26 Federal credit union
  5. 52:14-15.9 et seq. Public employee charitable fund-raising act


Cross References: *3100 Budget planning, preparation and adoption *3326 Payment for goods and services *3570 District records and reports *3571.4 Audit

*Indicates policy is included in the Critical Policy Reference Manual.

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