Earnings Type & Description
|Earnings Type||When Is It Used?||Employment Type(s)/Limitations||How Calculated / FTE / How Initiated|
Grad Student Appointment w/Benefits
(No Social Security taxes deducted)
Monthly payment to a UW Graduate Student when the appointment is greater than 50%
Exempt from Social Security taxes when credits taken are equal to or greater than 5.
(See GSO if credits fall below 5.)
No limitations within designated employment types.
Salary x %
Department - OPUS
UW payroll computer system automatically changes GSA to GSO when credits taken are below the limit.