CSRS / FERS Federal Retirement Planning Tools and Resources: Thrift Savings - TSP, FEGLI, FEHB and more.
Home     Articles     News     Resources     Find A Professional     Retirement Seminars     FREE NEWSLETTER    
 Financial Professionals Directory

Find a financial professional in your area. Click here

 Retirement Seminars

Federal retirement seminars for agencies.
Learn more

 Top 5 Resources

1. TSP Roth option
2. GS pay scale 2015
3. Best dates to retire
4. Latest TSP returns
5. Discount dental plans

 CSRS Retirement
 Overview - CSRS
 Eligibility - CSRS
 Creditable Service -CSRS
 Survivor Benefits - CSRS
 Annuity Calculation-CSRS
 FERS Retirement
 Overview - FERS
 Eligibility - FERS
 Creditable Service -FERS
 Survivor Benefits - FERS
 Thrift Savings Plan
 Thrift Savings -Overview
 TSP Investment Choices
 TSP Loan Program
 TSP Contributions
 TSP Roth Option
 TSP Withdrawals
 TSP Returns
 TSP.gov Account Access
 TSP Forms Library
 TSP Talk Online Forum
 FEGLI - Life Insurance
 FEHB - Health Benefits
 FEDVIP - Dental/Vision
 FLTCIP - Long-Term Care
 FSAFEDS - Flex Spending
 Financial Planning
 Tax Tips
 Find A Professional
 Retirement Seminars
 Retirement Benefits Tax
 Retirement Living
 Relocation / Real Estate
 Retirement Jobs


Home | Creditable Service -CSRS

CSRS Creditable Service

Determining the amount of your CSRS creditable service is a key element in planning for your retirement.

It is important to realize that while some service is creditable towards your retirement eligibility, it is not necessarily creditiable towards computing your CSRS annnuity.

CSRS Creditable Service Flow Chart
Confused about the complicated rules for CSRS Creditable Service?  Use this handy flow chart. To download a PDF version of this A . . . more
CSRS: Procedures for Making a Civilian Service Deposit or Redeposit
Below are the typical steps for making a CSRS civilian service deposit or redeposit. Step 1:  Obtain form SF 2803, Application to Make Dep . . . more
CSRS Part-Time Service Credit
Part-time service performed before or after April 7, 1986 determines credit for annuity computation. . . . more
CSRS Redeposit Service (Refunded Service)
Employees pays the government back for retirement contributions that were previously withdrawn. . . . more
CSRS: Military Service Credit (Military Service "Buy-Back")
As a general rule, military service is creditable, provided it was active duty and ended with an honorable discharge . . . more
CSRS Unused Sick Leave Credit
As an employee under the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), you can accrue an unlimited amount of unused sick leave. If you retire on an immediate annuit . . . more
How to Convert Unused Sick Leave Into Additional Service (CSRS)
Table for converting unused sick leave into additional service. . . . more

Featured Columnist
Read federal retirement articles written by federal benefits expert and Certified Financial Planner, Edward Zurndorfer

Recent Articles & Resources
 Bill Seeks to Reduce FEHBP Prescription Drug Costs
 Congressman Introduces Gender Diversity Investment Act for Thrift Savings Plan
 Special Considerations for Thrift Savings Plan Withdrawals
 'Most Livable Neighborhoods' For People Age 50+
 Make An Error on Your Taxes? Ten Tips on Filing an Amended Return