The Payroll Division is primarily responsible for the following:
Overseeing and coordinating all aspects of payroll services to the City of Newport News employees and retirees
Maintains accurate information necessary to administer payroll payments to all city employees and retirees
Ensuring that all city and retired employees receive accurate and timely paychecks net of the appropriate payroll deductions
Posts, maintains, and processes payments for tax liens, garnishments, and child support
Printing and distributing all city paychecks as well as direct deposit statements
Properly reporting and printing all city employee W-2 statements and city retiree 1099-R statements
The City of Newport News has 2 payment cycles that consist of a weekly and a semi-monthly payroll. Weekly employees are paid every Friday, and semi-monthly employees are paid on the 15th and the last day of the month. If a pay period falls on the weekend, you will be paid the Friday prior.
A list of Deduction Codes that appear on pay stubs and their descriptions is now available.