• The payroll department is responsible for processing all full time, part time, substitute and temporary employee’s pay checks accurately and timely on a semi-monthly basis. Employee’s absences and related leave balances are also processed and maintained by the payroll staff. The dissemination of payroll related information to the employees of Cypress-Fairbanks ISD is also a major function of the department. Additional duties include the withholding and remittance of mandatory deductions such as Teacher Retirement System contributions, Federal Tax withholding and Medicare deductions.