Forms For Retirees


Change of Address

Direct Deposit

Federal Tax Withholding

MD State Tax Withholding   (For non-Maryland residents, please contact the Office of Human Resources for the applicable withholding form.)

Return forms via US Mail to:

Howard County Office of Human Resources, Attn:  Retirement Coordinator, 3430 Court House Dr., Ellicott City MD  21043

Retirees receiving benefits from the Maryland State Retirement Agency should follow this link for forms:



Retirees of the Howard County Retirement Plan and The Howard County Police and Fire Employees' Plan can manage their information online by going to 

  • Update primary address
  • View up to 24 months of payment history
  • Update direct deposit and tax withholding elections
  • View copies of the previous 5 years' Form 1099-R
  • Elect to go paperless

If you need help logging into mypenpay, call system support at (866) 471-0368.



Direct deposits occur on the first business day of each month:

Check Date               Deposit Date

January 1, 2019         Wednesday, January 2nd

February 1, 2019       Friday, February 1st

March 1, 2019            Friday, March 1st

April 1, 2019               Monday, April 1st

May 1, 2019               Wednesday, May 1st

June 1, 2019               Monday, June 3rd

July 1, 2019                 Monday, July 1st

August 1, 2019           Thursday, August 1st

September 1, 2019    Tuesday, September 3rd

October 1, 2019         Tuesday, October 1st

November 1, 2019     Friday, November 1st

December 1, 2019     Monday, December 2nd