Compared to private retirement plans, the federal government has very generous retirement plans for its federal retirees. They are also complicated, particularly with respect to how the various retirement plans are taxed.
Updated for 2018, Taxation of Federal Retirement Benefits helps retirees, annuitants and current federal employees understand how benefits and survivor benefits are taxed upon retirement or death.
Taxation issues covered include:
This guide provides the information you need to plan ahead for retirement and survivor payments.