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2020 Cost of Living Adjustment and Pay Schedule

Based on the increase in the Consumer Price Index, there will be a 1.6 percent Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for most retired pay and Survivor Benefit Plan annuities, and the Special Survivor Indemnity Allowance (SSIA), effective December 1, 2019.
With the COLA applied, the maximum amount of SSIA payable is $323.
Retirees will see the change in their December 31, 2019 payment and annuitants in their January 2, 2020 payment.
The 2020 pay schedule is online at:

Page last updated on Dec 18, 2019