Change of Information
If you have legally changed your name because of marriage, divorce, court order or any other reason, you must notify the Benefits and Compensation Department as soon as possible. You must also officially change it with the Social Security Administration (SSA) to ensure that future wages and tax withholdings are correctly credited to your account.
To officially update your name with Richmond Public Schools, complete the Name Change Form and submit it to the Benefits and Compensation Department by email at email@example.com. A copy of your new Social Security card or a copy of the two page receipt from Social Security Administration must be included with the form.
How Do I Legally Change My Name?
Applications for name change are filed in the Circuit Court. You must file in the Circuit Court of the city/county in which you live. The application and order are available online or at the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office. Contact the clerk’s office of your local circuit court for additional information.
How Do I Change My Name On My Social Security Card?
Click here for complete instructions found on the Social Security Administration’s website.
To change your address, complete the Address Change Form and submit it to the Benefits and Compensation Department by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To change your direct deposit information, complete a new Authorization Agreement for Automatic Deposits Form. Submit the signed form along with a voided check to the Deparmtnet of Finance. Changes received may take up to a pay cycle to become effective. For additional information, contact the Department of Finance at (804) 780-7095.
Federal and State Income Tax Withholdings
Federal and State Income tax withholding changes are made using the following forms:
- Federal: W-4 Tax Form
- State: VA-4 Tax Form
Submit the signed form(s) to the Deparmtent of Finance. Changes received may take up to a pay cycle to become effective. For additional information, contact the Department of Finance at (804) 780-7095.