Human Resources Service Center

Tax Withholding Changes

Virtual Process for Tax Withholding Changes

Payroll manages any tax withholding changes that state employees wish to make. Employees may wish to use the Net Pay Calculator to help determine how a change could effect their monthly net income.

To view your current tax withholding status, follow these steps:

  1. Login to Cal Employee Connect(opens in new window)
  2. Click on 'Earnings' tab
  3. Click on most recent Earnings Statement
  4. View 'Tax Status' in Earning Statement Detail

To request a change to your tax withholding status, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Adobe Sign HR-EAR Update(opens in new window) to initiate the Adobe Sign process
  2. Acknowledge Adobe Terms of Use & click Continue
  3. Select 'Withholding Allowance Change'
  4. Navigate/tab through the form paying attention to specific instructions and additional information
  5. Click to Sign
  6. Enter Chico State email address
  7. Click Continue
  8. Adobe Sign will email a link for confirmation
  9. Open email and click 'Confirm my email address'

You will receive email confirmation that your update has been signed and your request will be securely transferred to Payroll.

Upon receipt your tax withholding status will be updated within 3-5 business days. Depending on timing, the change will take effect in the next 1-2 paychecks.