Q. I am a CSRS employee, 62 years old, with 34-plus years of service. How do I figure out the amount of the VERA incentive that I will be offered?
A. First let me clear up a misunderstanding. No financial incentives are included in a Voluntary Early Retirement Authority (VERA) offer. If you are instead referring to the Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) program, then it all depends. That’s because your agency has the option of offering the lesser of: