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U. S. Coast Guard, Pay & Personnel Center (PPC),
Retiree & Annuitant Services (RAS) Branch

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Commanding Officer (RAS)
U. S. Coast Guard
Pay & Personnel Center
444 SE Quincy St
Topeka KS 66683-3591
Toll Free: 1-800-772-8724
Commercial: 785-339-3415
Fax: 785-339-3770


Information about your pay and benefits

Health Care Coverage and the Affordable Care Act: Just Check the Box

You've seen the commercials on TV and heard the serious voice on the radio telling you how difficult this tax season may be because of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Don't believe the hype; you can meet the health care coverage reporting requirement as easily as checking a box on your Form 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ. Read the entire article here.


TRICARE and the Affordable Care Act

With the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, TRICARE beneficiaries may have questions about how it would affect them. The ACA and TRICARE are very different, governed by two different pieces of legislation so changes in one have no effect on the other. Read the entire article here.


2014 Tax Statements

The 2014 1099R forms are now available online through Self Service at https://portal.direct-access.us/. You will have to allow pop-ups for this application in order to view your pay slip or 1099R. It will take a few moments for the system to generate and display the 1099R form. During this time the "Processing" image will display.

If you have not used Self Service before, here is the First Time Logon Guide for Retired Pay Self-Service and here is the user guide for accessing and printing your IRS Form 1099R.

Note: Personnel in "RET-2" status are not provided with IRS Form 1099r. Any 2014 earnings from U.S. Coast Guard sources for RET-2 members will be reported on IRS Form W-2.

Using Global Pay Self Service

Note: To access the self service system, you must have received your first retired pay slip.

Because you are a new retiree, there is nothing available to view on the system until the pay has been processed.

The most convenient way to view your Retiree/Annuitant Payslip and manage your account is through Global Pay Self Service, our online account management system. Global Pay Self Service provides faster service, security, accessibility and reliability to all PPC (RAS) customers worldwide. With Global Pay Self Service you can:

  • View, print or save your Pay Slip and IRS Form 1099R.
  • Start, stop or change allotments.
  • Change your mailing address, e-mail address and phone number.
  • Update your federal or state income tax withholding information.
  • Make changes to your direct deposit information.
  • Elect to discontinue receiving Pay Slips and/or the Retiree Newsletter by mail.

Please visit our Global Pay information page for information for the first time user, forgotten password assistance and user guides.

Coast Guard Retiree Services Website

Commandant (CG-13) has redesigned a new website for Military Retirees. The Coast Guard Retiree Services Program website provides quick access to information on Benefits, Pay, Resources, The Commandant of the Coast Guard National Retiree Council, Survivor Benefits, and Transition Planning. It can be found at the easy to remember address of WWW.USCG.MIL/RETIREE

Retiree\Veterans Events Schedule

The Retiree\Veterans Events Schedule includes a worldwide listing of retiree appreciation days (RAD), seminars, town hall meetings, stand downs, clinics, resource\career fairs and other military retiree\veterans related events. The schedule is updated on an almost daily basis to include advertised retiree\veterans events that are obtained from .GOV, .MIL, veterans service organizations' websites and input from interested personnel.

Retiree Appreciation Days (RADs): Army Retiree Appreciation Days (RADs) are designed with you in mind. They’re a great source of the latest information for retirees and Family members in your area. RADs vary from installation to installation, but, in general, they provide an opportunity to renew acquaintances, listen to guest speakers, renew ID Cards, get medical checkups, and various other services. Some RADs include special events such as dinners or golf tournaments. For more information, contact the Retirement Services Officer (RSO) sponsoring the RAD. Visit the Army Retirement Services Office (RSO) web page or the Retiree\Veterans Events Schedule for a complete listing of RADs.


Enrollment in the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program can provide cost-savings for dental care

The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) is the first and only group dental benefits plan authorized by the federal government for Uniformed Services retirees and their families. There are many reasons why enrollment in the TRDP can help save money on the cost of dental care. For more information about how enrolling in the TRDP can help reduce dental health care costs for Uniformed Services retirees and their families, visit the TRDP web site at http://www.trdp.org/.

Changes to Retiree ID Renewal Rules

Homeland Security Directive 12 now requires retirees and family members seeking to renew or replace a military identification card to provide two types of ID, one of which must include a photo. A list of acceptable documents can be found in PDF format on page No. 4 of Form I-9 (see the link below to access this form):

http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/i-9.pdf

Before visiting a military ID card issuing facility, you may want to call first to determine what specific documents may be required, and to verify the process to renew or replace an ID card. For contact information and the location of the nearest ID card issuing facility, visit the RAPIDS Site Locator website. On this website, you can search by city, state or ZIP code:

https://www.dmdc.osd.mil/rsl

Moving? Don't forget to update your State Income Tax withholding

As a reminder when moving from one state to another and updating your home mailing address, don't forget to change your state tax withholdings. The retiree must request a change for state tax as an address change does not automatically change or stop the state information that the tax is being paid to.

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Retirement Processing

Please visit the Retirement Processing page for links to retirement calculators, forms, and other information you need to establish your retired pay account.

Retirement Certificates Must Be Pre-Ordered

The Pay and Personnel Retiree and Annuitant Services Branch (PPC-RAS) no longer pre-mails retirement certificates. Retirement certificates must be requested by the member's unit using the web form at http://www.uscg.mil/ppc/ras/CertificateRequest.asp. The unit must submit the certificate request at least 60 days prior to the date planned for the member's retirement ceremony.

  • PPC (RAS) issues three types of certificates: Retirement, Spousal Appreciation and Presidential. We do NOT issue certificates to significant others, children or pets. Children's certificates are processed at the unit level.
  • The information on the Direct Access/Global Pay database is what is used to populate the names on the certificates. PPC-RAS cannot deviate from this for nicknames or AKA situations.
  • Effective 2/11/15 certificate request will be accepted for member's with APPROVED SEPARATION AUTHORIZATIONS vice APPROVED ORDERS.
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Using Global Pay Self Service

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Note: To access the self service system, you must have received your first retired pay slip.

Because you are a new retiree, there is nothing available to view on the system until the pay has been processed.

The most convenient way to view your Retiree/Annuitant Payslip and manage your account is through Global Pay Self Service, our online account management system. Global Pay Self Service provides faster service, security, accessibility and reliability to all PPC (RAS) customers worldwide. With Global Pay Self Service you can:

  • View, print or save your Pay Slip and IRS Form 1099R.
  • Start, stop or change allotments.
  • Change your mailing address, e-mail address and phone number.
  • Update your federal or state income tax withholding information.
  • Make changes to your direct deposit information.
  • Elect to discontinue receiving Pay Slips and/or the Retiree Newsletter by mail.

Please visit our Global Pay information page for information for the first time user, forgotten password assistance and user guides.

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