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, 2020         Thursday, January 2nd

February 1, 2020       Monday, February 3rd

March 1, 2020            Monday, March 2nd

April 1, 2020               Wednesday, April 1st

May 1, 2020                Friday, May 1st

June 1, 2020                Monday, June 1st

July 1, 2020                 Wednesday, July 1st

August 1, 2020           Monday, August 3rd

September 1, 2020    Tuesday, September 1st

October 1, 2020         Thursday, October 1st

November 1, 2020     Monday, November 2nd

December 1, 2020     Tuesday, December 1st