Re: 59.5 Advice
Originally Posted by Frixxxx
Just a question on this. Is this bill changing the IRS rules or TSP rules? I ask this because I was in the Military Technician Program and as a CSRS employee (that's the old retirement system for you young folk) I could withdraw from my TSP account without penalty at age 55 as long as my status was "retired". Unfortunately, I learned that even though TSP allowed me to make withdrawals without penalty, the IRS would still penalize you if a withdrawal was made prior to reaching age 59 1/2. So nice for these folks if they can start withdrawing from their accounts at age 50 but keep in mind the IRS will still penalize you.
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