COMPTROLLER'S SEAL STATE OF CONNECTICUT

STATE OF CONNECTICUT

NANCY WYMAN
COMPTROLLER
OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER
55 ELM STREET
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT 06106-1775
MARK OJAKIAN
DEPUTY COMPTROLLER

MEMORANDUM NO. 2002 - 06

March 4, 2002

TO: ALL PAYROLL AND PERSONNEL OFFICERS
SUBJECT: LONGEVITY PAYMENT FOR PAYROLL CHECK DATE APRIL 19, 2002

The semi-annual longevity payments for State employees, as defined in Section 5-213 (b) of the Connecticut General Statutes, are to be processed with the payroll check date of April 19, 2002. Central Payroll must receive the longevity payment data by April 9, 2002.

Longevity payments should be completed in accordance with instructions contained in the PAYROLL MANUAL. 

The only deductions taken from longevity payments are Federal and State Withholding taxes, Social Security, Retirement and Wage Executions, if applicable. 

PAYROLL ENTRIES

1. ON-LINE Enter the longevity benefit payments on the "Multiple Employee Time Card Entry" screen (047) or the "Single Employee Time Card Entry" screen (190). 

ie. Trans Reg. Rate D/OE Extended
Code or Amount ____ Dist.
1 0010000 09 106
= $100.00

2. REMOTE JOB ENTRY (RJE)

Generate a ZT transaction with the following required information:

RECORD                  
POSITION: 1-2 3-4 5-6 7-16 17-18 24-30 44-45 65-71 72-74
DATA Tran LVL LVL EE R1 Longevity D/OE Extend Maj.
Name: Code 1 2 Number Amount Code Distr. Min.
EXAMPLE: ZT CT YOUR 0000654321 R1 0023600 09 FUNC 106
PYRL       ACTIVITY
UNIT   i.e. $236.00    

 RJE agencies should contact Shannon Brown at (860) 702-3458 should you require any necessary system changes.

Nancy Wyman
State Comptroller

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