County Auditor, CPA
Edward A. Dion
County Administrative Offices
800 E. Overland, Room 406
El Paso, Texas 79901
Phone (915) 546-2040
Fax (915) 546-8172
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Payroll & Benefits
The payroll division is responsible for the issuance of the payroll to employees of the County of El Paso. The division makes payments to over 2,800 employees each payday. It also issues over 3,200 W-2's (Wage and Tax Statement). Any inquires pertaining to the processing of payroll, employee deductions, and pension may be directed to this division.
|Imelda T. Gaytan, FPC
|Nick McCarthy, CPP
Audit Accountant Senior
Oaths of Office
Oath of Office Requirements
(Info prepared by the El Paso County Attorney's Office)
2006 Outline of Official Bond and Oath Requirements
(Info prepared by the Legal Department of the Texas Association of Counties)
Less: Pre-Tax Benefits
Gross Taxable Wages
|Without FSA 125
|With FSA 125
Federal Income Tax at 28%
State Income Tax at 5%
Social Security Tax at 7.85%
Qualified Benefits: Medical/Dental Ins.
|Gross Tax Savings/Weekly Check||$26.42|
|Years of Employment||Working Days per Year||Per Pay Period Decimal||Per Pay Period Minutes||Annual||Max|
|1-4 Years||10||3.08||3:05||80 hours||160 hours|
|5-14 Years||15||4.62||4:37||120 hours||240 hours|
|15 and Over||20||6.15||6:09||160 hours||320 hours|
Part-time employees accrue at 50% of the full-time rates.
*Except Sheriff and Adult Probation Departments*
All full-time, regular non-elected employees who have completed three (3) months of full time service are eligible to use accrued sick leave with pay.
Accrual rate: 3.077 (3.05 minutes) per pay period with a maximum limit of 720 hours.
NOTE: Questions or discrepancies regarding your vacation and/or sick leave balances must be addressed to your immediate supervisor.
Q. What is the employer's deadline for delivering W-2's to employees?
A. The law requires W-2's to be postmarked no later than January 31 to the employee's last known address.
Q. How will my W-2 be delivered to me?
A. All W-2's are mailed out to the address on file. Terminated employee's W-2's will be mailed out to their last known address.
Q. How do I change my address?
A. Please contact Human Resources Office at (915) 546-2218.
Q. How do I get a reprinted copy of my W-2?
A. Please stop by the Payroll Department, El Paso County Auditors Office, 800 East Overland, Room 406. Requests for duplicate W-2s will be available after February 19, 2018 in order to allow the post office sufficient time to deliver W-2s.
A better way to handle your paycheck.
Mandatory Effective January 1, 2003*,
It is fast and simple to enroll in the direct deposit program by:
(1) Completing a Direct Deposit Authorization Form
(2) Attaching a voided check to your completed Direct Deposit Authorization Form
(3) Returning the Direct Deposit Authorization Form to El Paso County Auditors Office, Payroll Division, 800 East Overland, Room 406.
Please feel free to contact Payroll, at (915) 546-2040 for additional information.
- Due to the time required for payroll and bank processing, allow two to three pay periods for implementation.
- You will receive a manual check, which will be mailed out every pay day to the address on file, until the Direct Deposit Authorization Form can be processed.
*Approved by County Commissioner's Court on September 12, 2002.
Employees who wish to retire should contact the El Paso County Auditors Office at least three months in advance of their retirement date. Staff will assist in coordinating required documents and filing applications.
When can you retire?
El Paso County provides retiree benefits to those who qualify under one of the following age/service criteria:
- any age and 20 years of service
- age 60 and 8 years of service
- age plus years of service equals 75 (Rule of 75)
To verify years of service, request an estimate, or any questions about your account or benefits please contact the Texas County & District Retirement System (TCDRS) customer service at 1-800-823-7782 or visit www.tcdrs.org