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The Orange County Employee Retirement System (OCERS) provides employees of the County of Orange with a system of payment of retirement benefits. It offers disability retirements that are both service and non-service connected.
What are the Payments on a Service Connected Retirement?
Your monthly Service-connected Disability Retirement allowance will be equal to 50 percent of your Final Average Salary, subject to limitations for reciprocal members. If you are eligible for a Service Retirement allowance, you will receive the greater of your Disability Retirement allowance or your Service Retirement allowance, subject to limitations for reciprocal members. A Service-connected Disability Retirement allowance is currently exempt from taxes up to 50 percent of your Final Average Salary. Any portion above 50 percent of your Final Average Salary is taxable. If you have any questions regarding the taxability of your Service-connected Disability Allowance, please consult a tax professional.
Certain public employees do not participate in the Federal Social Security Program. Rather, they participate in other retirement systems. Some of these retirement systems are administrated by the State of California, Counties, or Cities and/or Municipalities.