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Pay and Benefits for Federal Employees

Learn more about pay and benefits for federal employees.

 (2020 and prior years)

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốt (part of the Foreign Service)

  • Learn more about federal pay and benefits from the . Learn more about , including consular agents, from the State Department.

    Federal Employees Pay Social Security Taxes

    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtAll federal employees . This includes the president, the vice president, and members of Congress. It also includes federal judges and most political appointees.

    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtThey all pay the same amount of Social Security taxes as people working in the private sector.

    (OPM) website. You can also Contact OPM.

    Learn About Benefits through OPM

    By visiting the , you can:

    • Sign up for benefits

    • Find forms

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtGet answers to

    Find Information About Specific Benefit Programs

    Go directly to the program you’re interested in:

      • Learn about the new FEHB enrollment type.


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     Enroll In or Change Federal Benefits

    • If you are a current employee, you can only enroll in or change your federal employee benefits during. 

      • You may enroll in or change your plans outside Open Season only if you experience a qualifying, such as marriage.  

    • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốt can enroll in benefits outside of Open Season.

    • Open Season does not include FEGLI. Outside of FEGLI's infrequent open seasons, you can enroll or increase your coverage if:

      • You  take a physical exam or 

      • Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtYou have a qualifying life event

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    Federal Benefits for Retirees and Survivors

    Federal are also eligible for these benefit programs. For further help with benefits, .

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    Federal Employee Retirement Planning and Management

    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtOPM has information to help you:

    • Find answers to

    Thrift Savings Plan for Current Employees

    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtAs a current federal employee, you can contribute to the . The TSP offers the same types of savings and tax benefits as a 401(k) plan.

    Retirement Credit for Military Service

    Military service does not automatically count toward civil service retirement. To , you must pay a deposit.

    Federal Taxes on Government Pensions

    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtYour pension or annuity payment may be taxable. Find out with the

    Survivors of Federal Employees and Retirees

    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtIf you’re the survivor of a federal employee or retiree, you may qualify for . Visit the OPM website to .

    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốt , you can:

    • - Eligibility, contributions, loans, withdrawals, setting up and managing your account.
    •  - Overview of fund types, fund options, and performance.
    •  - Investment strategies, retirement planning phases, and living comfortably in retirement. Use the calculators to help you plan.
    •  - What to do if you have personal or career changes or changes to your active duty status.

    If you have questions about the TSP or your TSP account, call the participant service line at 1-TSP-YOU-FRST (1-877-968-3778) or TTY at 1-TSP-THRIFT5 (1-877-847-4385).

    Note:Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốt There are a number of third-party mobile applications that refer to the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) and may ask you for your TSP login information. Providing your information could result in a security risk to your account. If you want to access your TSP account, log in directly at .

    Protect Your TSP Account From Fraud

    Kết quả xổ số hôm nay tốtScammers claiming to be from the TSP have contacted TSP participants. They may ask for sensitive information or talk about investment opportunities. Learn the warning signs of scams and find out how to .   

    covers over 4 million federal employees, retirees, and family members.

    • Check the status of a  
    • Use the
    • Find out how to 
    • Find answers to 

    Questions About Your Coverage

    • Current employees: Contact your agency's personnel office. Your employing agency maintains all of your records, including designation of beneficiary forms. OPM and the Office of Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (OFEGLI) do not have access to your records and cannot answer questions about coverage or beneficiaries. 
    • Retirees: Contact the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Retirement Office at 1-888-767-6738 or send an email to retire@opm.gov
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    Last Updated: September 21, 2020

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