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Payroll Resources

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W-2 and Paystub Request

NOTE: As of December 2020, former employees must request W-2 tax and/or paystub information through Human Resource Services

W2 and Paystub Request

Entering Hours Worked and Rounding

Download Printable Overtime to Accrue Comp Time (pdf)

Enter hours worked to the nearest 1/10th of an hour.

For example

If you worked from 9:00 am to 11:15 am enter as 2.3

Amount WorkedEnter as:
Less than 3 minutes .0
3 - 8 minutes .1
9 - 14 minutes.2
15 - 20 minutes.3
21 - 26 minutes.4
27 - 32 minutes .5
33 - 38 minutes.6
39 -45 minutes.7
46 - 50 minutes.8
51 - 56 minutes.9

Time Entry Resources

Comp (Compensatory) Time

Comp time earned July 1 through December 31 and not used by June 30 or last pay period of the Fiscal Year, will be paid in the first paycheck in July. Comp time earned January 1 through June 30 and not used by December 31 or last pay period of the calendar year, will be paid in the first paycheck in January.

Overtime to Accrue Comp Time

Download Printable Overtime to Accrue Comp Time (pdf)

Overtime occurs after physically working more than 40 hours in a work week.

  1. Enter all hours worked as Regular hours (REG or RET) up to 40
  2. Add a line to enter remaining hours over 40 as OTA

For example

If your normal shift is Monday through Friday

Enter your regular hours as REG in the first line and your overtime hours as OTA in the second line.

If the Holiday is on a Work Day and you do not work

You are not eligible for Overtime. Do not enter eight hours of holiday time, the system will add eight hours of holiday time.

If the Holiday is on a work day and you do not work but get overtime

Do not enter eight hours as holiday time (HOL), the system will add eight hours for you. Enter your regular time (REG) and overtime (OTA).

When using Vacation or Sick Leave and Overtime
  • Leave cannot be utilized if it will result in pay or time accrued in excess of the employee’s normally scheduled workweek.
  • Enter your regular hours (REG) in line one, overtime (OTA) in line two, and sick time (SIC) in line three.
  • The system will then calculate as regular hours (REG) and (OTA).

Overtime to be Paid

Download Printable Overtime to be Paid (pdf)

How does Comp Time Pay Off work?

In general, compensatory (comp) time earned in the first six months of the year, if not used in the second six months of the year, is paid out in the first check of January. This cycle repeats every six months with pay outs in January and July.

Comp Time EarnedComp Time Used ByComp Time Payout
12/16/18 – 6/15/1912/14/191/10/20
6/16/19 - 12/14/196/13/207/10/20
12/15/19 - 6/13/2012/12/201/8/20

Vacation Leave Accruals

Refer to Boise State University Policy 7620.

Leave PlanYears Employed*Hours Accrued Per Pay Period**Rate % Accrued Per HourMaximum***
A0-5 years3.7 hours0.04615192 hours
B5-10 years4.6 hours0.05769240 hours
C10-15 years5.5 hours0.06923288 hours
D15+ years6.5 hours0.08077336 hours
Leave PlanYears EmployedHours Accrued Per Pay Period**Rate % Accrued Per HourMaximum***
Xn/a7.40.09240240 hours

*Based on 40 hours per week Credited State Service hours or 2080 hours per year
** Pay period is based on 80 hours worked. Vacation accrual will be prorated if fewer hours worked, rate % accrued per hour will be used.
*** Hours accrued beyond the maximum will be lost.

Shift Work and Holiday Time Entry

For example

If your normal shift is 10pm to 6:30am Sunday through Thursday

Enter your regular hours as REG in the first line.

If the Holiday is on a Work Day and you do not work

Enter your regular hours as REG. Do not enter eight hours of holiday time, the system will add eight hours of holiday time.

If the Holiday is on a work day and you do not work

Do not enter eight hours as holiday time (HOL), the system will add eight hours for you. Enter your regular time as REG.

If the Holiday is on a work day and you do work but take another day off

Do not enter eight hours as holiday time (HOL), the system will add eight hours for you. Enter your regular time as REG. Enter eight hours as HOA on the holiday.

Travel Time Resources

Travel Time for Day Travel

Download the Printable Travel Time for Day Travel (pdf)

Compensation for Day Travel – In Town or Out of Town

For In Town Travel

Joe is a non-exempt employee whose normal work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Joe leaves his house at 7:15 a.m. and drives his car ten miles to and from work each day arriving home at 6:45 p.m. Twice each week Joe must travel to another campus site two miles away. How much is Joe compensated?

Monday through Friday

Commuting time is excluded from the hours worked by an employee.

Home to regular place of work. 0 – Hours allowed for commuting.

Tuesday and Thursday

Joe arrives at work and leaves again at 10:00 a.m. to work at another campus site, he is there until 3:00 p.m. driving back to hsi office to finish his work day.

Driving to another site during work hours is included as work.

8 hours work includes travel.

For Out of Town Travel

Sue is a non-exempt employee whose normal work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Sue leaves her house at 7:30 a.m. each morning driving five miles to work. On Wednesday she will be driving to a day-long conference in another town that is 90 miles away. How is Sue compensated?

Monday through Friday

Commuting time is excluded from the hours worked by an employee.

Home to regular place of work. 0- Hours allowed for commuting.

Wednesday

Sue left her house at 7:00 a.m. to drive to the conference that started at 9:00 a.m. The conference ended at 4:00 p.m. she arrived home at 6:00 p.m. All of the time Sue spends traveling to and from the conference will be compensated for.

2 hours travel and 8 hours work.

Travel Time for Overnight Travel

Download the Printable Travel Time for Overnight Travel (pdf)

Compensation for Overnight Travel

For example

Cindy is a nonexempt employee whose normal work hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Cindy must travel to Arizona for a work conference. She leaves on a 4:00 p.m. flight on Sunday and organizes her notes while on the plane. She arrives in Arizona and the conference begins the next day. In the evening she responded to and worked on email projects. The conference ends on Wednesday and that afternoon at 3:00 p.m. she returned to Boise arriving home in the evening at 7:00 p.m. How is Cindy compensated?

For Sunday

Cindy’s flight left Boise at 4:00 p.m. and arrived at 8:00 p.m. Since Cindy’s normal work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the employer is required to pay only for travel time 4:00 to 5:00.

1 Hour Travel Time (4:00 to 5:00)

However, while in flight, Cindy spent one & one-half hours organizing notes and preparing for a meeting. The employer is required to pay for this work time.

1.5 hours

For Monday

Cindy attended the conference all day. She was free after the conference to either go to a conference social event or to spend time on her own (free time or meal periods with no work completed are not paid time). In the evening, Cindy spent one hour responding to email and checked her office voice mail; the employer is required to compensate her.

Any work performed outside of normal work hours needs to be by permission of the supervisor.

Conference Attendance 8 hours, checking email/voicemail 1 hour, total 9 hours

For Tuesday

All overnight travel time is not necessarily compensable. Any non-business meal periods, sleep periods or other free time would not be considered hours worked and therefore are not compensable.

Count hours for conference attendance and any work done outside of conference hours

For Wednesday

Since Cindy’s conference and part of her flight were during her regular work hours, the employer is required to pay for the time that occurred between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Conference Time + 2 hours travel time (3:00 to 5:00)

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