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Payroll and Tax Compliance Office

2016 W-2s were mailed on January 30, 2017 to all employees who did not elect online viewing by January 6, 2017.  If you do not receive your W-2 by February 15, 2017, please email the completed W-2 reprint request below to

W-2 Reprint Request

Click on the link below, for 2016 W-2 Online Viewing

2016 W-2 Online Viewing

2016 Instructions for employees (W-2 back page), click below

2016 W-2 Instructions for Employees

2017 W-2 Online Election, click below

2017 W-2 Online Election

2017 W-2 Online Election Guide


Election for Online W-2-Enrollment Form

 Prior Year W-2's are available through the Payroll and Tax Compliance Office.

SAP - Employee Self Service

Watch the Employee Self Service Training Video to learn about the Employee Self Service (ESS) module.  This module contains earnings statements, benefit plans, working time recording, leave balances, address change, bank information, emergency contacts, employee search and much more.

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Campus payroll news:

The monthly payroll for November 2017, will be paid on Friday, December 1, 2017.

Upcoming semi-monthly payrolls, for hourly and student employees, will be paid Wednesday, November 15, 2017 (for the pay period 10/16/17 - 10/31/17) and Thursday, November 30, 2017 (for the pay period 11/01/17 - 11/15/17). 


We are pleased to offer and encourage all employees to participate in the direct deposit programOver 90% of Texas State Employees participate in the direct deposit program.  If you have already signed up for direct deposit, it is not necessary to resubmit information unless your election or banking information has changed.  Have a great semester.

Payroll and Tax Compliance office wants to provide you the best possible customer service.  We want to hear from you.  What can we do better?  Suggestions for enhanced services?  Website information?

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Want to check the status of your tax refund?  Use this link: Where's My Refund?

If you don't have internet access, call the IRS Refund Hotline at (800) 829-1954, 24 hours a day.