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Frequently Asked Questions Retirement

What is the minimum wage I can earn and how will it affect my annuity? How long does it take to beging drawing my annuity?

If you retire under a disability you can earn up to 80% of the current rate of pay for the position you occupied immediately before retirement. If you retire on a voluntary retirement and become reemployed in the federal government your salary will be reduced based on your monthly annuity.

You can begin drawing your annuity as soon as you meet your first date of eligibiltiy based on your age and years of service for the retirement system under which you are employed.

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