This Payroll Deduction Authorization form can be used by an employer to withhold or deduct an amount from an employee's earnings. A payroll deduction plan offers employees a convenient way to automatically contribute income toward an ongoing expense. The authorization also provides for the time period for the deductions to occur, either weekly, monthly or bi-weekly. Typically, the funds are put towards insurance, healthcare or an investment account. This authorization form contains standard provisions and it may be customized to address the specific needs of the employer or employee. This document should be used by employers that offer a payroll deduction plan to employees.