Tag: FERS

Rewarding High Performers and Chopping Benefits

By on February 20, 2020 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Rewarding High Performers and Chopping Benefits

OPM has released its proposed legislative changes impacting pay and benefits for the federal workforce. Here is a summary.

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Federal Retirement Benefits on the Chopping Block

By on February 19, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Retirement Benefits on the Chopping Block

While the proposed budget cuts to federal employees’ retirement are familiar, the author says they contain a key difference this time.

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Applying for FERS Disability Retirement: Overcoming Procrastination

By on February 19, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Applying for FERS Disability Retirement: Overcoming Procrastination

Do you find yourself procrastinating on your FERS Disability Retirement application? The author interviews an expert for ideas on how to overcome procrastination.

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Cutting Federal Benefits to Align With Private Sector

By on February 11, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Cutting Federal Benefits to Align With Private Sector

The 2021 budget proposes major changes in federal benefits to align more closely with private sector benefits.

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2021 Budget Proposal Would Eliminate FERS COLA, SRS

By on February 10, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
2021 Budget Proposal Would Eliminate FERS COLA, SRS

A number of reductions to federal employees’ retirement benefits have been proposed in the President’s 2021 Budget.

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Task Force Proposes Eliminating FERS

By on February 7, 2020 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Task Force Proposes Eliminating FERS

A task force report urges major changes to the civil service system from pay and benefits to handling removal actions and appeals by federal employees.

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The Social Security Double Tax Bomb

By on February 4, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Social Security Double Tax Bomb

As the author explains, federal employees who think their taxes will be lower in retirement could be in for an unpleasant surprise.

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Does Time at a U.S. Military Academy Count Toward Civilian Service?

By on January 31, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Does Time at a U.S. Military Academy Count Toward Civilian Service?

An appeals court considered whether the 5 year requirement of civilian service to quality for an annuity could be met in part with service as a cadet at West Point.

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FERS Disability Retirement and OWCP: Common Misconceptions

By on December 30, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Disability Retirement and OWCP: Common Misconceptions

Are you filing for both FERS Disability Retirement and OWCP? Here are some important things you must know.

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What Taxes Will Federal Employees Have in Retirement?

By on December 10, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Taxes Will Federal Employees Have in Retirement?

What taxes can federal employees expect to pay after they retire from federal service?

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