Payroll Services Prizes and Cash Awards

If the prize or award is payable to student, go to Section 30.90 of the Policies and Procedures Manual.

If the prize or award to the employee is based on past, present or future service, send memorandum to the Payroll Director at payroll@wsu.edu :

  1. Indicate employee’s name and WSU ID number.
  2. Indicate amount and account coding
  3. Indicate whether amount is gross or net
  4. Indicate whether award should be a separate check, or included with regular semi-monthly earnings. If separate check, indicate date the check is to be made available.

Also see additional IRS documentation.