How do I contact NC retirement?

To make an appointment, please email [email protected]. Our office is located at 3200 Atlantic Avenue, Raleigh, NC, 27604.

Can I withdraw from my NC retirement account?

The North Carolina pension is a 401(a) Defined Benefit Plan, does not have a provision that allows for you to take a loan from your account, and you cannot receive a partial refund. If you leave your current employer and do not go to work for another participating employer, you have a some options to consider.

How can I check my retirement?

To track other resources you may have in retirement, start by getting your Social Security statement and an estimate of your retirement benefits on the Social Security Administration’s website,

Do NC State employees get a pension?

State employees contribute 6% of their salary to the retirement system. The State offers low-fee, tax-deferred programs to provide a way to save money to supplement the state retirement plan.

What is full retirement age in North Carolina?

The full retirement age is 66 if you were born from 1943 to 1954. The full retirement age increases gradually if you were born from 1955 to 1960, until it reaches 67. For anyone born 1960 or later, full retirement benefits are payable at age 67.

What does getting vested mean?

“Vesting” in a retirement plan means ownership. This means that each employee will vest, or own, a certain percentage of their account in the plan each year. An employee who is 100% vested in his or her account balance owns 100% of it and the employer cannot forfeit, or take it back, for any reason.

Can you withdraw from state retirement?

You may be subject to a 10% tax penalty for early withdrawal, in addition to any federal and state income tax on the withdrawal. The IRS charges a 10% penalty on withdrawals from qualified retirement plans before you reach age 59 ½, with certain exceptions.

How long does a retirement refund take?

within 30 to 45 days
You can typically expect to receive your refund within 30 to 45 days from the date we receive all your necessary forms.

How do I check my OPM retirement status?

To check the status of your form or application, you may contact the Retirement Office at (888) 767-6738 or [email protected]. The phone lines are open from 7:30 am to 7:45 pm (Eastern Standard Time).