Payroll Office

The Payroll Office handles the processing and payment of all payrolls at Brown. This includes the Monthly, Bi-week and Weekly payrolls. The office also has responsibility for transmission of taxes, filing of federal and state payroll reports, and the production of employee W-2 and 1042S forms. Any questions regarding these forms should be sent to

The Payroll Office is located on the second floor of the Brown Office Building (corner of Thayer and Angell Streets). The Payroll window is open 10AM - 4PM during normal University business hours.


Recent tax law changes will be reflected in employee's 2014 paychecks.

The employee share of OASDI (Social Security) is 6.2% with a maximum taxable wage of $117,000

Medicare payroll tax is 1.45% with an additional 0.9% for those with wages over $200,000.

Federal and State tax tables have changed, which could result in a change in Federal and State income tax withheld.

Please consult your tax advisor with any questions you may have about how these tax changes will effect your personal financial situation.