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Use ESS to view paycheck, change address, complete your Health Benefits Open Enrollment and New Hire Enrollment, view your W-2, and much more.
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2013 W-2 Forms Now Available

Log in to your ESS account to view and print your W-2.

If you need help, review the 

step-by-step instructions.
 

Viewing and Printing Your W-2

  • Using Internet Explorer (IE) only, go to Baltimore County's Employee Self Service (ESS) at http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/mybenefits
  • Select link Log into Employee Self Service (ESS)
  • Enter your username and password, then select Login button
  • After you logged into ESS, select the My Info tab on left side
  • Select Paychecks, one of the dark blue tabs across top
  • Go to View Tax Forms (ex. W-2)
  • Select the tax year, then the link for Attachments
  • On the Reference Table Attachments page, choose Download
  • A window will pop up with choices to Open or Save
    • Open: Allows you to view and print W-2
    • Save: Allows you to save to your computer and view and print your W-2 at a later time
  • When completed, logout of ESS. Be sure to close all open windows and documents.
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Benefits

Life Insurance Enrollment and Beneficiary Maintenance

Login to Standard Life Insurance

Use Standard’s Life Insurance Enrollment link to enroll in Life Insurance and maintain your beneficiaries.

Benefits Information

Additional information about County sponsored Health insurance plans including open enrollment, benefits guides, plan contacts and forms can be found in the Benefits area on the County web site.

Payroll

Set up Your Password Hint

Creating a password hint will help you access your account even if you forgot your password. Follow the instructions below to set up your password hint and find out how to use the password hint to reset your password.

Set-up Your Password Hint (PDF)   
Forgot Your Password? (PDF)   

How to View Your W-2 

Login to your ESS account to view and print your W-2.

View W-2 Instructions
  

Pay Advice

Pay information is posted by the Thursday of your pay week. Previous pay advice records from 2007 through the current payroll are already stored in ESS and are currently available for your review at anytime.

View Pay Advice Instructions

Pay Advice Instructions

Print this window.

  • Select the link below and login using your username and password
  • Select the My Info tab on left-hand side
  • Select the Paychecks tab across the top
  • Select Issued Checks/Advices
    • The most recent pay advice will be highlighted yellow
  • Select Attachments
  • Choose Download on Reference Table Attachments page
  • A window will pop up with choice to Open or Save
    • Open - Allows you to view and print your pay advice
    • Save - Allows you to save to your computer and view and print your pay advice at a later time
  • When completed, logout of ESS. Be sure to close all windows and documents.
Login to ESS

Viewing and Printing Your W-2

  • Using Internet Explorer (IE) only, go to Baltimore County's Employee Self Service (ESS) at http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/mybenefits
  • Select link Log into Employee Self Service (ESS)
  • Enter your username and password, then select Login button
  • After you logged into ESS, select the My Info tab on left side
  • Select Paychecks, one of the dark blue tabs across top
  • Go to View Tax Forms (ex. W-2)
  • Select the tax year, then the link for Attachments
  • On the Reference Table Attachments page, choose Download
  • A window will pop up with choices of Open or Save
    • Open - allows you to view and print W-2
    • Save - allows you to save to your computer and view and print your W-2 at a later time
  • When completed, logout of ESS. Be sure to close all open windows and documents.
Login to ESS

Human Resources

FMLA

Employees requesting FMLA leave must complete a Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) Request form (Word) and submit the request along with the required documentation directly to the Office of Human Resources.

For additional information, contact the Office of Human Resources FMLA at 410-887-2004 or email OHR-FMLA@baltimorecountymd.gov.

 

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