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  • Announcements

    2012 W-2 Tax Forms Mailed: February 1, 2013

    W-2 Tax Statements for 2012 have been mailed to each New School employee's home address of record. Please allow five business days for your statement to arrive. When you receive your W-2, check it immediately to see that your name, address, and social security number are correct and that you can read all the information clearly.

    You can see your 2012 W-2 statement online by logging into MyNewSchool, selecting the Employee tab, and opening the W-2 Tax Information link in the Self-Service menu. You can print a copy of your W-2 using the Printable W-2 button at the bottom of the W-2 Tax Information page.

    If you need help interpreting the W-2 form, you can download the Explanation of Amounts Reported on the Form W-2 (PDF)*. If you would like to understand in detail the calculation of your taxable wages, you can download and complete the Taxable Wage Worksheet (PDF) using your own payroll information. Both documents can be found under Forms and Tools.

    If do not receive your W-2 Statement by February 15 or you still have questions after reading the W-2 Tax Information document, please send an email to, or call us at 212.229.5674 x4963.

    2012 W-2 Form Is Now Available Online: January 24, 2013

    Your 2012 W-2 form is now available on MyNewSchool. Click the "Employee" tab; then, under the heading "Self Service," click "W-2 Tax Information." If you have any concerns or questions about your information, contact

    2013 Payroll Schedules: January 2, 2013

    To view payroll schedules for the current year. Please review the schedules and share them with staff members in your department.

    Preparing for Year End 2012 and New Year 2013: October 22, 2012

    Revisions to the November and December payroll schedules to accommodate holidays and winter break have been posted. Please review the schedules and share them with others in your department.

    Check Your Personal Information

    Now that year-end processing is around the corner, please take a moment to review your name, address, and Social Security number in MyNewSchool. Follow the instructions to make corrections as soon as possible.

    Also, please review your payroll earnings, deductions, and tax history. Please contact us If you have questions or notice anything that appears to be incorrect.

    2013 Payroll Schedules

    Payroll schedules for next year are being finalized and will be posted soon. Please check back for updates.

    New and Improved Payroll Statements

    New and Improved Payroll Statements Through Employee Self-Service on MyNewSchool: September 21, 2012. Check out The New School's enhanced payroll statements in MyNewSchool. We will post more information explaining the changes soon.

    The Payroll and Tax Department has moved: August 6, 2012

    The Payroll and Tax Department has moved to a new location:
    79 Fifth Ave 16th floor
    New York, NY 10003

    Social Security Employee Tax Rate Reduction

    Extension of the 2 per cent Social Security Employee Tax Rate Reduction through 12/31/12: February 22, 2012. President Obama signed into law HR 3630, the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012—legislation that maintains the current payroll tax rate of 4.2 per cent through the year 2012.

    Frequently Asked Payroll Questions

    A new tab has been added to the Payroll Web page: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). This page includes categories that apply to payroll, each with questions that have recently been posed to Payroll Customer Service. Following each question is the response, sometimes with links or references to a form or a contact offering further assistance.

    Please take a moment to review the FAQ. If there are other questions you would like to see addressed there, let us know by sending an email to