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Personnel & Payroll Services

Welcome to the California State Controller’s Office web page for civil service and exempt state employees and the California State University and College System.  We provide information required to manage the personnel resources of the State and to properly account for salary and wage expenditures.  The Controller’s Office helps administer two of the nation's largest public pension funds.  

What’s New:

The State Controller’s Office mailed the 2016 Form W-2 to state and California State University employees on January 23, 2017.

To get answers to frequently asked questions, including how to request a duplicate W-2, click here:


Civil Services Employee Benefit Information




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