IRS Employee Benefit: Retirement Plan | Glassdoor

IRS Retirement Plan

Updated Jul 16, 2014

146 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

Employees of the IRS are enrolled in the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS).

This information about the Retirement Plan benefit at IRS is the result of research by Glassdoor editorial staff, and was not provided directly by a representative of IRS. The description here may not reflect the current IRS Retirement Plan benefit.


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Employee Comments

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  • Jan 31, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Tax Examining Technician in Andover, Massachusetts

    1-1 match on, 403B, pension for long-time employees, retired employees can keep health insurance

  • Dec 01, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Internal Revenue Agent in Houston, Texas

    On the FERS retirement plan, you will receive both a general retirement as well as 401(k), (Thrift Savings Plan) with matching.

  • Nov 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Internal Revenue Agent in Brooklyn, New York State

    Standard government retirement plan with few options to choose from.

  • Jun 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Revenue Officer in Baltimore, Maryland

    Best thing was when i left the job they let the account exist. When I get a new job I will be able to continue with that plan.

  • Apr 20, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Collections Representative in Austin, Texas

    The main part of the reason I started with the IRS was to get low cost health insurance which has high coverage.

  • Mar 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Internal Revenue Agent in Portland, Oregon

    Retirement plan is better than most out there the 401k type part has a 5% match which is about average compared to other plans I have had elsewhere.

  • Feb 01, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Internal Revenue Agent in Syracuse, New York State

    401k- style plan plus matching 5%

  • Jul 10, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Atlanta, Georgia

    Best=defined pension (for now) Worst=vested in 5 yrs

  • Jul 04, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Data Transcriber in Kansas City, Missouri

    Thrift Savings Plan is transferrable to other govt agencies if you decide to leave and go to another govt agency and you can leave money in there if you dont. There is another retirement you see your money going into but I dont understand how to see about that one

  • Nov 07, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current IRS Contact Representative in Atlanta, Georgia

    Work 30 years and maybe get 70% of your pay


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