Payroll Frequently Asked Questions
My paycheck stub shows a deduction of $0.17 for FLEX-ADMIN,
what is this?
When an employee pays any portion of their health premium the State
Controller's Office charges an administrative fee of $0.17 to forward
your payment to the carrier.
How will my net pay be affected if I change my Exemptions?
You can figure out what your net pay will be by using the
When is the Employee Action Request to change my exemptions due
This form should be in by the Payroll cutoff date to affect the current
month's paycheck, usually around the 20th of the month.
Calendar » (.pdf) Cutoff days are indicated by
How can I get a copy of my W-2?
The State Controller's Office mails the W-2's by mid-January for the previous tax
year. To receive a duplicate W-2, complete the State Controller's Office
Each duplicate W-2 form costs $8.50, which will need to be sent to the State
Controller's Office with the form.
How many exemptions may I claim before the IRS is notified?
The State Controller's Office will notify the IRS when an employee claims
11 dependents or more.
What do I do if I lost my paycheck?
Please contact Philip Buford (562-985-4538) immediately so a stop
payment can be placed on the check.