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Post-retirement information

We hope you are enjoying your retirement and thank you for your service to the citizens of South Carolina. We have tried to include information here that will be useful to members who are receiving benefits from one or more of our primary defined benefit retirement plans.


Your monthly benefit payment

PEBA deposits your monthly benefit payment into your bank account on the last business day of each month. The taxable portion of your monthly benefit is subject to federal and state income taxes. PEBA mails an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form 1099-R to each annuitant recipient every year at the end of January. You may access your Form 1099-R at any time by logging in to PEBA’s secure, online Member Access website. For information on taxes, visit the websites of the Internal Revenue Service and the South Carolina Department of Revenue or the website for the tax agency in the state in which you reside.


2020 monthly benefit payment dates

January 31, 2020

February 28, 2020

March 31, 2020

April 30, 2020

May 29, 2020

June 30, 2020

July 31, 2020

August 31, 2020

September 30, 2020

October 30, 2020

November 30, 2020

December 31, 2020


Benefit adjustments

Some of our retirement plans include post-retirement benefit adjustments. Please see the information for the plan(s) of which you are a retired member.



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