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Payroll Information

To access BUSS from off-campus, you MUST first sign in through the "wormhole":   www.brandeis.edu/humanresources/buss/index.html

NOTE:  Paychecks and W-2's will display as PDF files when selected.  To display these PDF's, the pop-up blocker must be inactive.

View Paycheck

To review your pay and compensation history:

  1. Sign on to BUSS with your UNet ID and password.
  2. In "Payroll and Compensation" section, click "View Paycheck" to display paycheck history, starting with the most recent.
  3. Sort paychecks by clicking on the column names.

View W-2

To review your current or prior year W-2s (For detailed instructions, click here.):

  1. Sign on to BUSS with your UNet ID and password.
  2. In "Payroll and Compensation" section, click "View W-2/W-2c Forms" to display current year or prior years W-2 forms.
  3. The W-2 for the current year will display, to view previous W-2's you must click "View a Different Tax Year".

W-4 Federal Tax Information

To review and update your federal tax withholding information:

  1. Sign on to BUSS with your UNet ID and password.
  2. Click the “W-4 Tax Information” link.
  3. To edit, enter the appropriate information in the fields in which you desire to make changes. You can update the following fields:
    • Total allowance
    • Additional amount to be withheld each paycheck
    • Marital status (for tax withholding purposes only)
    • Claim exemption from federal withholding
  4. Click the “Submit” button.
  5. Verify your identity by entering your password.
  6. You will receive an e-mail confirming the change.

NOTE: Changes to W-4 tax information do not affect Massachusetts state withholdings. To change state tax withholding, submit an M-4-Massachusetts Withholding Exemption Certificate (PDF) to the payroll office.