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.
Payment of a redeposit is not required in determining an employee's eligibility to retire. But with some employees a redeposit may be required in order for the withdrawn service time be used in the employee's annuity computation [ MORE ]
Learn whether a CSRS or CSRS-Offset covered employee is required to make a deposit to get retirement credit for time served and the important consequences if a deposit is not made. Practical examples are included [ MORE ]
What happens to an employee's unused sick leave upon departing federal service will be determined by two factors. Includes several examples, plus an update on the proposed legislation for FERS unused sick leave [ MORE ]
Confused about the complicated rules for CSRS Creditable Service? Use this handy flow chart. To download a PDF version of this A [ MORE ]
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 ]
Part-time service performed before or after April 7, 1986 determines credit for annuity computation. [ MORE ]
Employees pays the government back for retirement contributions that were previously withdrawn. [ MORE ]
As a general rule, military service is creditable, provided it was active duty and ended with an honorable discharge [ MORE ]
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 ]
Table for converting unused sick leave into additional service. [ MORE ]