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2021 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA)
January 27, 2021 – Board approves 2021 retiree COLA

The Retirement Board voted to adopt the automatic cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) at the January 27, 2021 Board meeting as calculated by CCCERA’s actuary, Segal Consulting.

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1099-R Tax Forms For Retirees
Mailed by January 31, 2021

CCCERA reports income to retirees, survivors, and payees on a 1099-R tax form. This form should be filed with 2020 tax returns.

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Coronavirus Updates
Our office is currently closed to the public. Limited phone hours are available Monday through Thursday.

Visits By Appointment Only Begin July 26, 2021

In order to maintain the health and safety of members and CCCERA staff during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, CCCERA’s office will open on a limited basis to visitors by appointment only, beginning July 26, 2021.

If you are able to complete your business with CCCERA via mail, email, phone, or video, we ask that you continue to do so.

Walk-ins will not be accepted.

Appointments can be requested by emailing info@cccera.org or calling (925) 521-3960.

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SECURE Act of 2019
Change in required minimum distribution age

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) generally requires that when deferred members reach a certain age prescribed by law, they begin receiving required minimum distributions from the plan. 

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2020 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA)
January 22, 2020 – Board approves 2020 retiree COLA

The Retirement Board voted to adopt the automatic cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) at the January 22, 2020 Board meeting as calculated by CCCERA’s actuary, Segal Consulting.

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Have You Received A Verification Letter?
Notices mailed October 23, 2019

CCCERA recently mailed a verification of benefits form.

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AB 197
Change in compensation for retirement calculations

AB 197 Frequently Asked Questions

On September 12, 2012, the Governor signed into law Assembly Bill 197, with an effective date of January 1, 2013. The measure changed how county retirement boards were permitted to calculate their current members’ retirement allowances.

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Board Votes To Retain New General Investment Consultant
February 18, 2015

CCCERA has hired Wurts and Associates (now Verus) as its General Investment Consultant.