Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Contributions

2015 Thrift Savings Plan Contribution Limits Announced by IRS
October 25, 2014
The Internal Revenue Service announced last week the cost-of-living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2015 -- including the federal government's Thrift Savings Plan more

2014 Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Contribution Limits
November 1, 2013
The elective deferral (contribution) limit for employees who participate in the TSP will remain unchanged in 2014 because the increase in the Consumer Price Index did not meet the statutory thresholds for the adjustment more

FERS Employees: Don't Miss Out on Agency Matching TSP Contributions in 2013
November 27, 2012
FERS employees who participate in the Thrift Savings Plan and their contributions reach the IRS elective deferral limit before the last pay date of the year, will not receive all of the matching contributions to which they would otherwise be entitled. An online calculator is provided by the TSP to avoid this more

2013 Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Contribution Limits
October 18, 2012
The Internal Revenue Service announced cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) and other retirement-related items for tax year 2013 more

Transfers or Roll Overs to Your Thrift Savings Plan from Other Retirement Plans
The Thrift Savings Plan can accept transfers (or rollovers) of eligible distributions from any eligible retirement plan, including a traditional IRA and an eligible employer plan more

2012 Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Contribution Limits
October 20, 2011
The Internal Revenue Service announced cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) and other retirement-related items for tax year 2012 more

2010 Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Catch-Up Contributions: Questions and Answers
For those federal employees who want to make up for lost time in achieving their retirement savings goals, the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) catch-up contribution provision might be the answer. Learn the ins and outs of this tax-deferred option more

TSP Contributions: Important Considerations
A FERS participant who reaches the annual maximum TSP contribution too quickly could lose some agency matching contributions. Access a calculator to help you plan your contirbutions carefully more

Thrift Savings Plan Contributions: Basic Rules
Basic rules for contributing to your Thrift Savings Plan account.  (Please note any difference between CSRS and FERS employees.) If you are a FERS employee: You can elect to contribute to more

Agency Contributions to Thrift Savings Plan for FERS Employees (Automatic 1% and Matching)
Table showing the percent of basic pay contributed to TSP from agency (FERS employees only) more