Payroll & Personnel

Examines and audits all State payrolls; reviews and reconciles all payroll deduction accounts; coordinates with insurance and deferred compensation carriers; processes all garnishments and all court ordered payments; and processes all special payroll payments to employees and all retroactive payments. In an ongoing effort to provide timely information on central payroll and personnel issues, this site will highlight topics that are useful in State Departments day-to-day payroll and personnel operations.

All Payroll Forms can be found on the Forms page of this website.


Upcoming Holiday Processing Schedules

Cycle A - Early Payroll schedule for the February 19th pay date

  • Tuesday, February 11th Pay forms must be in central payroll by 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 12th MS-TAMS Agencies must complete lockdown by 2:00 p.m. Payroll officers who may need additional time to process time and attendance entries should contact Central Payroll before noon on Wednesday.
  • Thursday, February 13th OSC processes edits. Batch Pay processing will begin at 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday, February 14th Payroll Reports ready by 10:00 a.m.
  • Monday, February 17th President’s Day Holiday

Cycle B - Early Payroll schedule for the April 23rd pay date

  • Tuesday, April 15th Pay forms must be in central payroll by 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 16th MS-TAMS Agencies must complete lockdown by 2:00 p.m. Payroll officers who may need additional time to process time and attendance entries should contact Central Payroll before noon on Wednesday.
  • Thursday, April 17th OSC processes edits. Batch Pay processing will begin at 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday, April 18th Payroll Reports ready by 10:00 a.m.
  • Monday, April 21st Patriots Day Holiday