DioCal Payroll Administration

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Payroll Information

2017 Payroll Calendar and Dates of Holidays observed by Diocesan House Office
2017 Timesheet for Diocesan Payroll (to report hours or any wage adjustments)
2017 Clergy Minimum Compensation, COLA, Supply, and Interim Rates
2016 Clergy Minimum Compensation, Supply, and Interim Rates
New Hire Paperwork Checklist

New Hire / Change Forms

2017 Personnel Data and Benefits Eligibility Form
2017 Payroll Authorization
2017 Housing Allowance Certificate
Clergy Tax Withholding Request Form (for Fed and State)
State of CA Tax Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 (revised July 2017, please destroy all previous version of form)
Direct Deposit and Paperless Payroll Enrollment Form
2017 Insurance Premiums Pre-Tax Payroll Deduction Authorization (to be provided when employee opts into a medical plan that exceeds the employer plan offered)
*for any new lay employee working at least 20hr/week provide the Lay Employees Defined Contribution Retirement Plan Employee Application for Membership (send copy to DioCal and the original to CPG)

Clergy Pension & Retirement Savings

Enrollment in clergy pension is a canonical requirement for any cleric paid a minimum of $200/mo for three consecutive months.  The cleric and employer complete the enrollment process directly with CPG.  Retirement Savings is an optional savings vehicle funded by employee’s personal contributions.

Church Pension Group contact information: www.cpg.org or call 1.800.480.9967

Clergy Pension
Clergy Pension New Assignment Notice — to be filed by cleric/employer for each new call. The Diocese does not submit notices for any cleric working at a congregation or institution paid through Diocese Payroll Service.
Clergy Pension Report Change of Cleric's Compensation — to be filed by employer any time cleric compensation changes.

Retirement Savings (RSVP)
The Episcopal Church Retirement Savings Plan (RSVP) is a 403(b) tax-deferred retirement savings plan that gives clergy the option of contributing their own money toward their retirement savings.
RSVP Enrollment Form — to be sent directly by cleric/employer to CPG
2017 Clergy Pre-Tax Payroll Deduction Authorization for RSVP or 403b

Lay Retirement

Lay Employees Defined Contribution Retirement Plan Employee Application for Membership (for new hires or new enrollments, send copy to DioCal and the original to CPG)
2017 Lay defined Contribution Retirement Plan Pre-Tax Payroll Deduction Authorization

Termination Paperwork

2017 Termination Packet
Salary Continuation (unemployment) Benefits Information and Application

Employee Payroll Related Resources

Instructions to Access Your Online Payroll and Tax Records
Clergy Pension Services
Lay Pension Services

Flexible Spending Accounts — 2017 FSA with Paychex

Available only to employees working at least 20 hours a week and paid through diocesan payroll. FSA requires annual enrollment.

2017 FSA Enrollment Form (due before first paycheck issues)
2017 FSA Employee Packet
Paychex FSA Mobile App flier

Paychex website
Paychex phone number: 1-800-472-0072, representatives are available Monday throug Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET


2016 Flexible Spending Accounts — administered by TASC/Benesyst

Available only to employees working at least 20hrs/wk and paid through diocesan payroll. FSA requires annual enrollment. To participate in 2016 FSA you must complete and return the 2016 FSA Enrollment Form before your first paycheck is issued.

Customer Service: www.benesyst.net or 800.670.7131

• FSA Information (including how to calculate your FSA expenses)
• FSA Participant Reference Guide
• Eligible Expenses
• MyTASC Mobile Tools
• TASC Card - Your FSA debit card
• 2016 FSA Enrollment Form