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Frequently Asked Questions Retirement

How will periods of service subject to deposits or redeposits be treated?

Deposits and redeposits (including for military service) must be satisfied (either by payments or annuity reduction, as applicable) prior to entry into Phased Retirement status.  Any reduction in annuity or loss of service credit at the time of entry into Phased Retirement will be permanent for the employee.  No deposits or redeposits can be made by the employee at a later time, including at the time of full retirement.


However, in the case of a Phased Retiree’s death-in-service, the survivors can make deposits or redeposits on the same basis as if the decedent had not been a Phased Retiree.

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