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The Controller’s Payroll/Personnel Services Division (PPSD) provides payroll and personnel administration services to over 27,000 employees of City departments and ensures that employees receive the appropriate amount of pay. PPSD also calculates payroll taxes and social security, as well as ensuring that they are properly withheld and processed in compliance with City, State, and Federal wage, and hour regulations. PPSD is responsible for paying employees (electronically and through manual checks) as provided by the City’s various labor agreements and processing pay adjustments, payroll deductions, employee W-4 forms in addition to issuance of employee annual tax (W2) statements and remittances of Federal and State Tax Returns for the City & County of San Francisco.