The University of Texas at Arlington department of Payroll Services processes three payrolls per month in compliance with all Federal and State laws, University policies and in accordance with UT payroll deadlines. Advance payment of earnings prior to the scheduled payday is prohibited and Payroll Services can make no exceptions. Employees must be aware of the scheduled pay dates and the procedures for completing required paperwork to meet payroll deadlines. Federal income tax, Social Security tax, retirement program contributions and garnishments are mandatory deductions when applicable by law. Voluntary deductions such as parking and charitable contributions must be authorized by the employee. A list of departments to contact with questions or for changes in allowable deductions is provided under Section IV.