Cost of living adjustments in civil service retirement
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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Civil service -- Pensions -- Cost-of-living adjustments,
  • United States -- Officials and employees

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Dennis Snook
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1981-82, reel 8, fr. 0646
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination22 p.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15452168M

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  Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLAs) increase the amount of your monthly annuity. Under the FERS law, a CSRS component will be increased under the rules governing COLAs for retirees of the Civil Service Retirement System; for the FERS component, the rules are very different. CSRS COLA Rules (Apply only to a CSRS and CSRS component annuities).   Cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) for the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) are based on the rate of inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W).   Amendments to cost-of-living adjustments for retired Federal annuitants: hearing before the Subcommittee on Retirement and Employee Benefits of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session, on H.R.   If the CPI increase is more than 2 percent but no more than 3 percent, the Cost-of-Living Adjustment is 2 percent. If the CPI increase is more than 3 percent, the adjustment is 1 percent less than the CPI increase. The new amount is rounded down to the next whole dollar. The Impact of a COLA on a Federal Pay Raise.

When is the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) paid? If a COLA is payable, we make the change in December of each year. You'll receive the adjusted payment in January, the following month.   Cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) for the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) are based on the rate of inflation as measured by the Consumer. Cost-of-Living Adjustments are effective each December first. The adjustment appears in your payment on the first business day of January, which is when your benefit for December is paid. Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) and FERS Special Cost-of-Living Adjustments are not provided until except for disability, survivor benefits, and other special provision retirements. Territorial Cost–of–Living Allowance Eligibility and Pay Factors Eligibility. The territorial cost–of–living allowance (TCOLA) is an amount that is payable to postal employees who are working outside of the continental United States according to 39 U.S.C. (b).

It also proposes eliminating annual cost of living adjustments for future FERS retirees and reducing COLAs for retirees in the Civil Service Retirement System by %. The cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will be percent for Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) annuities, Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) annuities and Social Security benefits. This is a lower federal retiree COLA than last year when CSRS annuitants received percent and FERS annuitants received 2 percent.   The cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will be percent for Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) annuities, Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) annuities and Social Security benefits. This is a lower federal retiree COLA than last year when CSRS and FERS retirees received percent. (See also: COLA history below). In its meeting on June 1, , the Board of Actuaries of the Civil Service Retirement System (the Board) recommended revisions to the long term economic assumptions and recommended changes to the demographic assumptions used in the actuarial valuations of CSRS and FERS. that the assumed rate of FERS annuitant Cost of Living Adjustments.