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 B - Early Payroll schedule for the December 31st  pay date

  • Monday, December 22nd Pay forms must be in central payroll by 12:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 23rd 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 Monday.
  • Wednesday, December 24th OSC processes edits. Batch Pay processing will begin at 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 25th Christmas Holiday
  • Monday, December 29th Payroll Reports ready by 10:00 a.m.

Cycle A - Early Payroll schedule for the January 7th pay date

  • Tuesday, December 30th Pay forms must be in central payroll by 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 31st 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 Tuesday.
  • Thursday, January 1st  New Year’s Holiday
  • Friday, January 2nd OSC processes edits. Batch Pay processing will begin at 6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, January 5th  Payroll Reports ready by 10:00 a.m