- Investment changes: Three common trust funds were added January 2, 2013, to the investment option lineup and three existing investment options are changing investment structure from mutual funds to separate accounts.
- Participant loans: Plan loans allow participants to access money in their plan account for a financial emergency or a major purchase before they retire. Participants must have a minimum balance of $2,000 in order to apply. Interested participants must contact T. Rowe Price at rps.troweprice.com or at (888) 457-5770 to initiate a loan.
The State of Illinois Employees' Deferred Compensation Plan is a supplemental tax-deferred retirement plan for state employees. In 2013, employees will be allowed to defer up to $17,500 and employees over age 50 can defer $23,000. The deferrals, together with any earnings, accumulate tax-deferred until the employee terminates service, dies, or incurs unforeseeable financial hardship. Once distributions begin, the distributed monies are fully taxable as ordinary income for federal tax purposes. The funds are never taxed by the State of Illinois.
To review your account or make investment changes, you can access your account via the T. Rowe Price website.
Enroll Now and Build for Your Financial Future. Contact your Agency Liaison or the Deferred Compensation Office at the address and numbers below.
Questions and answers to address the most common inquiries about the Deferred Compensation Plan.
Examine descriptions of the funds available in the Deferred Compensation Plan with an illustration of their share price stability versus their return potential.
Access up-to-date, personal account information, including current share prices for all funds, via the T. Rowe Price website. Fund prices are shown under the 'Investments' tab. Registration required for first-time users.
Determine the investment results for each of the funds and their appropriate benchmark indexes.
Download a Deferred Compensation form or newsletter now using Acrobat Reader.
Review a comprehensive, easy to understand guide for the Deferred Compensation Plan or the Summary Plan Description.
Whether retiring, moving to a job outside state government or leaving state service to pursue family or educational goals, you may decide how you want your Deferred Compensation account distributed. You can now contact T. Rowe Price at 888-457-5770 and request a distribution over the phone. Download a distribution booklet [PDF, 33k], W-4P Withholding Allowance Certificate [PDF, 36k], or the Direct Deposit Form [PDF, 7k]using Acrobat Reader.
CMS Deferred Compensation Office
801 S. 7th Street
P.O. Box 19208
Springfield, Illinois 62794-9208
(217) 782-7006 (Voice)
(800) 442-1300 (Toll Free)
(217) 785-3979 (TDD)