Deductions from pay are made when the Payroll Department and/or Division of Human Resources receives the appropriate authorization, or is required by law to do so.  The employee will authorize non-mandatory deductions, such as health coverage, voluntary life insurance, vision insurance, and tax-deferred annuities.  Information regarding available voluntary deductions may be obtained by contacting Human Resources.  Involuntary deductions, such as child support, tax levies, and garnishments are ordered by a court or a governmental agency and will be deducted from each pay without exception. 
Most deductions and reductions are made from payroll payments for the purposes listed in policies 4.9.1, 4.9.2, 4.9.3, and 4.9.4: