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Social Security and Medicare Tax for 2014

The Social Security wage base limit for 2014 has increased to $117,000 (formerly $113,700). There is no limit on the amount of wages subject to Medicare tax. The Social Security tax rate of 6.2% and Medicare tax rate of 1.45% remain the same. Employees receiving income in excess of $200,000 will be subject to an additional Medicare Tax of 0.9%.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Federal Tax Withholding Requirements for 2014

The Federal income tax withholding rates have changed for 2014. The new withholding tables can be found in IRS Publication 15 (Circular E), Employer’s Tax Guide for use in 2014. To access this publication, visit the Internal Revenue Service website at The withholding of federal income tax on the wages of nonresident alien employees is subject to an additional amount that is added to nonresident alien employees’ wages for calculating Federal income tax. This amount is $2,250.00 for 2014. The effect of this added amount in the wages for calculating Federal income tax is a slightly higher withholding amount. The New York State and Yonkers withholding tax tables have been revised for 2014. Please refer to the publications accessible at the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance website at for additional information.


Separation Documentation


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8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Summer Schedule

Monday – Thursday
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Closed on Fridays


Human Resources / Payroll Department
Room 5-109
CUNY School of Law
2 Court Square
Long Island City, NY 11101-4356

Main #: (718) 340-4223
Fax #: (718) 340-4434

HR Director & Labor Relations Liaison
Elizabeth Johnston - 718-340-4520

Human Resource Manager
Jeffrey Edwards - 718-340-4224

HR Benefits Specialist
Sondra Brereton - 718-340-4543

Human Resource Generalist
Carmen Vason - 718-340-4229

General Information
Diana Kunkel - 718-340-4225
Stacey Rockwell - 718-340-4532