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Frequently Asked Questions Pay & Leave

Under the regulations concerning the administration of the aggregate limitation on pay at 5 CFR 530.203, agencies must first defer payment of nondiscretionary payments before deferring payment of discretionary payments. Are recruitment or relocation incentive payments considered non-discretionary or discretionary payments?

Once an agency authorizes a recruitment or relocation incentive, payment of the incentive is considered a non-discretionary payment.

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