Central Payroll Services

Central Payroll generates classified employee payroll, sets statewide payroll policies, provides services to State agency payroll offices, and manages tax, benefits, and garnishment payments. Provides professional and technical guidance to Payroll, Human Resources and Benefits personnel in agencies.  Processes payroll and distributes employees' earnings correctly and timely.  Collects deductions from each employee required by law including taxes, PERA, and garnishments and voluntary deductions such as medical insurance, 401K, and 457. Distributes payments to federal and state agencies, courts, and other vendors.  Reconciles overall payroll. 

Colorado Worksite Codes  

Excess Life Calculation Worksheet 

Additional Resources

ESS - Employee Self Service (accessible from a state computer only)

ESS - Employee Self Service Instructions

Commuter Choice Program

Non-Tax Dependent Information

Payroll Deductions

Payroll Forms

Payroll/Personnel Users Group (PPUG)

Payroll Schedules


Security Access

Staff Directory

Year End Information


Useful Links